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File #: Int 0969-2018    Version: * Name: Stoop line stands and vendors in certain areas of downtown Flushing.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
On agenda: 6/7/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to stoop line stands and vendors in certain areas of downtown Flushing
Sponsors: Peter A. Koo, Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: Despite recent widening, the sidewalks of downtown Flushing remain very congested. To allow greater pedestrian access and ease sidewalk congestion, this bill would prohibit stoop line stands and food vendors on certain streets in downtown Flushing and would prohibit general merchandise vendors within certain boundaries of downtown Flushing.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 969, 2. Int. No. 969, 3. Committee Report 6/14/18, 4. Hearing Testimony 6/14/18

Int. No. 969

 

By Council Members Koo and Koslowitz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to stoop line stands and vendors in certain areas of downtown Flushing

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 19-136 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new paragraphs 29 through 34 to read as follows:

29. Such an obstruction is hereby forbidden from the building line on Main Street between Northern Boulevard and Sanford Avenue in the borough of Queens. Such an obstruction is also forbidden on any intersecting street from the building line of any building on such portion of Main Street.

30. Such an obstruction is hereby forbidden from the building line on Roosevelt Avenue between College Point Boulevard and Union Street in the borough of Queens. Such an obstruction is also forbidden on any intersecting street from the building line of any building on such portion of Roosevelt Avenue.

31. Such an obstruction is hereby forbidden from the building line on Kissena Boulevard between 41st Avenue and Barclay Avenue in the borough of Queens. Such an obstruction is also forbidden on any intersecting street from the building line of any building on such portion of Kissena Boulevard.

32. Such an obstruction is hereby forbidden from the building line on 40th Road between Prince Street and Main Street in the borough of Queens.

33. Such an obstruction is hereby forbidden from the building line on 41st Avenue between Main Street and Union Street in the borough of Queens.

34. Such an obstruction is hereby forbidden from the building line on 41st Road between Main Street and Frame Place in the borough of Queens.

§ 2. Subdivision g of section 20-465 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new paragraph 4 to read as follows:

(4) No general vendor shall vend on any street that is in the area including and bounded on the east by the easterly side of Union Street, on the south by the southerly side of Sanford Avenue, on the west by the westerly side of College Point Boulevard and on the north by the northerly side of Northern Boulevard.

§ 3. Subdivision l of section 17-315 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

 l. Food vendors shall be prohibited from vending on the following streets at the following days and times:

BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN

Third Avenue: East 40th to East 57th Street, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm; East 58th to East 60th Street, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 9 pm; Lexington Avenue: East 40th to East 57th Street, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 7 pm; East 58th to East 60th Street, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 9 pm; East 61st to East 69th Street, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 6 pm; Park Avenue: East 34th to East 42nd Street, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 7 pm; East 55th to East 59th Street, Monday through Friday, 10 am to 7 pm; Vanderbilt Avenue: East 42nd to East 45th Street, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 7 pm; Madison Avenue: East 34th to East 45th Street, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm; East 46th to East 59th Street, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm; Fifth Avenue: 32nd to 59th Street, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 7 pm; Avenue of the Americas: West 32nd to West 59th Street, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 7 pm; Broadway: West 32nd to West 52nd Street, Everyday, 8 am to 8 pm; Seventh Avenue: West 33rd to West 34th Street, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 6 pm; West 35th to West 45th Street, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to midnight; West 46th to West 52nd Street, Monday through Saturday, 2 pm to 7 pm; Fourteenth Street: Broadway to Seventh Avenue, Monday through Saturday, noon to 8 pm; West Thirty-fourth Street: Fifth Avenue to Seventh Avenue, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 7 pm; Forty-second Street: Third Avenue to Eighth Avenue, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 7 pm; West Forty-third Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenue, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Forty-fourth Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenue, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Forty-fifth Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenue, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Forty-sixth Street: Seventh to Eighth Avenues, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Forty-seventh Street: Fifth to Eighth Avenues, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Forty-eighth Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenues, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Forty-ninth Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenues, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Fiftieth Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenues, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Fifty-first Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenues, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Fifty-second Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenues, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm; West Fifty-third Street: Broadway to Eighth Avenues, Wednesday and Saturday, noon to 11 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Other days, 7 pm to 11 pm.

BOROUGH OF QUEENS

Main Street: Northern Boulevard to Sanford Avenue, every day, noon to midnight; 38th Avenue: Prince Street to 138th Street, every day, noon to midnight; Prince Street: 38th Avenue to 39th Avenue, every day, noon to midnight; 39th Avenue: College Point Boulevard to Union Street, every day, noon to midnight; Lippman Plaza: 39th Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue, every day, noon to midnight; Roosevelt Avenue: College Point Boulevard to Union Street, every day, noon to midnight; 41st Avenue: College Point Boulevard to Union Street, every day, noon to midnight; Kissena Boulevard: 41st Avenue and Barclay Avenue, every day, noon to midnight; Sanford Avenue: Frame Place to Main Street, every day, noon to midnight.

§ 4. Subchapter 7 of chapter 2 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 20-237.1 to read as follows:

§ 20-237.1 Stoop Line Stands; Location Restrictions. a. The department shall not issue licenses for stoop line stands at the following locations:

1. Main Street between Northern Boulevard and Sanford Avenue in the borough of Queens.

2. Roosevelt Avenue between College Point Boulevard and Union Street in the borough of Queens.

3. Kissena Boulevard between 41st Avenue and Barclay Avenue in the borough of Queens.

4. Fortieth Road between Prince Street and Main Street in the borough of Queens.

5. Forty-first Avenue between Main Street and Union Street in the borough of Queens.

6. Forty-first Road between Main Street and Frame Place in the borough of Queens.

§ 5. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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