We are bounded on the North by Atlantic Avenue (even numbers), on the South by Eastern Parkway (odd numbers). On the East by Ralph Avenue (even numbers), on the West by Flatbush Avenue (odd numbers).
Land Use and Zoning
All Community Boards, regardless of their geographic location, are involved with land use and zoning issues. We participate in the application process of individuals who wish to acquire, manage, or significantly change the status use of any city-owned property, or change the zoning status of privately owned property within the District.
The City Charter mandates that Community Boards participate in the budget process for the City of New York.
The District Manager and Committee Chairpersons meet with the City's agency's local representatives to discuss the needs of the district, status of service delivery, and resources needed to improve services rendered.
The Community Board meets with Agency Commissioners to discuss budget requests and needs and priorities of the district in an attempt to provide the services
We are involved with many issues facing residents within our district, such as housing complaints against landlords, street defect complaints, water complaints, and other issues concerning the quality of life.
Community Board Meetings
Community Board No. 8's general meetings for the next ten (10) months. We encourage your participation.
1.Report a complaint or request for service by contacting the District Office.
2. Attend meetings of the Community Board and ask to be put on the mailing list to get meeting notices.
3. Apply to become a Community Board Member. You can do so either by picking up an application at the Community Board's Office, contacting the Brooklyn Borough President's Office at 718-802-3700, or by contacting your local Council Member.
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1291 St. Marks Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Tel: (718) 467-5574