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The Nuts, Bolts and New Developments in Land Use Practice in New York City

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  • Description
    Land use in New York City has undergone dramatic changes which include recent developments on grant applications by the City Planning Commission and City Council. This CLE course will examine these changes and the new emphasis on affordable housing and public realm improvements which have greatly shaped New York City land use practice in the past year. The course will explore the basics in New York City land use practice and review the course of development under New York’s City Zoning Resolution. The course will also examine development by right and the use of zoning text amendments, zoning map amendments, special permit, authorizations and variances.
  • Instructor Bio

    Howard Weiss

    Howard S. Weiss is the Chair of Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP's Land Use group. He is a former supervising attorney in the New York City Law Department, where he advised and represented the City's land use and regulatory agencies, boards and commissions, including the City Planning Commission, Board of Standards and Appeals, Landmarks Preservation Commission, Department of Buildings, Department of Consumer Affairs and Department of Environmental Protection. He is a member of the firm's Government Relations department, providing counsel and representation to the firm's clients regarding zoning and land use, environmental matters, landmarks regulation, licensing, municipal contracts, and other matters involving state and municipal administrative law practice. He also specializes in the representation of the firm's nonprofit clients. Mr. Weiss previously served as senior project coordinator in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Policy and Planning, special assistant in the Office of the Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission, and assistant to the Manhattan Borough President.