Thursday, November 2 at 9:30 AM

(November 1, 2023 at 11am)

QUEENS, NY – – Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr. will hold a hybrid Public Hearing on Land Use. The hearing will be held in person at Queens Borough Hall (120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens), with members of the public also able to testify virtually. In addition, the hearing will be streamed live at

The agenda includes:

  1. Application submitted by 21-17 37th Ave LLC for an amendment of the Zoning Map changing from an M1-1 District to an M1-5 District property bounded a line 90 feet northeasterly of 37th Avenue, 22nd Street, 37th Avenue, and 21st Street (ULURP #  230306 ZMQ)

Location is in Long Island City within Queens Community Board District 1.

Those who wish to testify virtually must register in advance by visiting and submitting their contact information. Each registrant will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate in the virtual public hearing.

Speaking time can also be arranged by calling (718) 286-3000 between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. prior to the date of the hearing. Members of the public may also attend the hearing Queens Borough Hall and testify in person.

If you wish to testify virtually, you must identify yourself before you speak, keep your camera on during your testimony, display your name accurately on Zoom and state your name for the record; otherwise, you might not be permitted to testify absent prior approval from the Queens Borough President’s Office. For those planning to dial into the public hearing, please inform the Planning and Development staff in advance by calling 718-286-2680 or e-mailing [email protected].

Written testimony is welcome from those unable to testify live. All written testimony must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2023, and may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected] or by conventional mail sent to the Office of the Queens Borough President at 120-55 Queens Boulevard – Room 226, Kew Gardens, NY 114244.

Individuals requesting Sign Language Interpreters and/or ADA Accessibility Accommodations should contact the Borough President’s Office at (718) 286-2860 or email [email protected].

WHAT:         Borough President Richards Holds Public Hearing on Land Use
WHEN:         Thursday, November 2, 2023 at 9:30 AM
WHERE:       In person at Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew

Public live stream at

Individuals can register to testify virtually by visiting

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