BSA refused to allow work to continue on rezoned site

BSA applies more stringent standard when project qualifies as both “minor” and “major” development. Yong Il Pak obtained permits in April 2005 to construct two, two-family homes on adjacent lots along Poplar Avenue at Parsons Boulevard in Kissena Park, Queens. In May 2005, the City Council down-zoned Pak’s site and rendered the construction unlawful. Under the new zoning, only single-family homes would be permitted on Pak’s site.

After Buildings issued a stop work order, Pak … <Read More>