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District 39

Brad Lander

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Columbia Waterfront, Gowanus, Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Borough Park, Kensington

Letter from Councilmember Lander on the Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning

Process Updates and Resources:

Learn about the plan:

How we got here:

The Gowanus Rezoning was certified on April 19, 2021, the first stage of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). Documentation of subsequent The City Council will hold the final hearing on the rezoning plan on October 12, 2021.

Statements and Communications

2021, May 21: Letter requesting EPA’s assessment of environmental elements of Gowanus rezoning plan

2021, April 20: Email to constituents following certification of the rezoning application and 5 questions to consider during ULURP

2020, December 12: Email to constituents with information about the infrastructure plans announced by DCEP and DEP to manage growth in Gowanus

2020, November 3: Letter from Council Members Lander and Levin to NYC Department of Environmental Protection regarding request for delay to CSO tank construction.

2020, October 1: Statement from Council Members Brad Lander and Stephen Levin on Gowanus Community Engagement Restart Announcement

2020, September 21: How the Gowanus Rezoning Could Push NYC Forward on Racial Equity

2019, November 12:  Elected Officials and Community Members Rally for East-West Bus Service Across Gowanus

2019, July 31: The NYC Charter Revision Commission missed an opportunity for strategic, long-term planning

2019, June 5: Statement from Council Member Lander on NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Vote to Calendar Gowanus Historic Sites for Landmarking

2019, May 30: Comments From Councilmembers Lander and Levin on the Draft Scope of Work for the Gowanus Rezoning

2019, March 27: Gowanus Rezoning: How I hope we’ll approach it

2019, January 30: New York City Council Member Brad Lander Issues Statement on Newly Released Gowanus Draft Zoning Proposal