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NEW YORK (AP) The New York City Council has voted to limit Madison Square Garden's permit to operate at its current spot above Penn Station to 10 years.

The Council voted 47-1 on Wednesday on the 10-year limit.

The Garden had requested to operate at the site in perpetuity. The city planning commission recommended a 15-year extension.

Civic organizations are campaigning to move Madison Square Garden to another location so that Penn Station can be overhauled.

Kim Kerns, a spokeswoman for the Garden, noted that the arena is in the midst of a three-year renovation costing nearly $1 billion.

Kerns said Madison Square Garden has operated at its current site "for generations."