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>