City Planning Commission (CPC)

Description

The Commission has primary responsibility for the conduct of planning in the City. The Commission reviews applications filed pursuant to the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure for zoning map changes and special permits under the Zoning Resolution, changes in the City Map site selection for public facilities, urban renewal plans and housing projects, and the acquisition and disposition of city-owned property. The Commission also reviews applications for amendments to the Zoning Resolution, the acquisition of office space for City agencies pursuant to section 195 of the City Charter and community-initiated plans under Section 197-a of the City Charter. These actions are subject to review and approval by the Council in accordance with Charter requirements.

A schedule of Commission public hearings and review as well as agendas for each meeting may be found at the DCP website, www.nyc.gov/planning.

The Commission is composed of a Chair who serves at the pleasure of the Mayor and 12 members appointed as follows: six by the Mayor (M); five, each by a Borough President (BP); and one by the Public Advocate (PA). Members serve for overlapping five-year terms. A Vice Chair, designated by the Mayor from among the members, serves in that capacity at the pleasure of the Mayor. Vacancies may be filled for unexpired terms. The Chair also acts as the Director of City Planning.

The Chair is responsible for overall planning, direction and coordination of policy. He or she advises and assists the Mayor and the Council on physical and public improvements related to the City's development.

Salary of the Chair, $226,366. Salary of the Vice Chair, $68,751. Members $58,926

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Addresses

  120 Broadway, New York NY, 10271    Map this

Contact Numbers

(212) 720-3508
Fax:  (212) 720-3488

Commissioners

Marisa Lago , Chair.
Appointed by the Mayor
Kenneth J. Knuckles, Esq. , Vice Chair.
Appointed by the Mayor
David Burney
Appointed by the Mayor
Term ends Jun 30, 2019
Larisa Ortiz
(Holdover).
Appointed by the Mayor
Term ends Jun 30, 2017
Hope Knight
Appointed by the Mayor
Term ends Jun 30, 2018
Joseph Douek
Appointed by the Brooklyn BP
Term ends Jun 30, 2022
Raj Rampershad
Appointed by the Queens BP
Term ends Jun 30, 2023
Anna Hayes Levin $59,785.
Appointed by the Manhattan BP
Term ends Jun 30, 2019
Alfred C. Cerullo, III
Appointed by the Staten Island BP
Term ends Jun 30, 2021
Allen P. Capelli
Appointed by the Mayor
Term ends Jun 30, 2021
Michelle de la Uz
Appointed by the Public Advocate
Term ends Jun 30, 2020
Richard W. Eaddy
(Holdover).
Appointed by the Mayor
Term ends Jun 30, 2015
Orlando Marin
Appointed by the Bronx BP
Term ends Jun 30, 2020

Personnel

Yvette Gruel , Calendar Officer.
(212) 720-3370