Jimmy Van Bramer’s office kindly provided readers of this news-site with a copy of the latest version of the proposed zoning plans. They are dated May 19, 2010. It is worth noting that the New York City Department of Planning does not post these plans online.
The zoning maps can be accessed by clicking on the following PDF link: Sunnyside-Woodside Preliminary Rezoning Proposal
Alternatively, they can be viewed by clicking on the following (note: the PDF link above is a better version):
The maps are complex and there are a number of definitions that accompany them. A glossary of terms can be accessed at:
Local resident, Angus Grieve-Smith went to city planning and uploaded a version on the following website. They are in color and are much easier to read. However, they are dated at the end of February. I’m unsure whether they have changed at all since then.
As for the steps that are required before the zoning plan goes into effect, Van Bramer’s office said that this will be explained in detail at the May 26 meeting.