Int. No. 535
By Council Members Greenfield, Cabrera, Chin, James, Koslowitz, Mealy, Palma, Vann, Levin, Mark-Viverito, Koo, Rodriguez, Dromm, Comrie, Van Bramer, Lander, Brewer, Vacca, Gentile, Gennaro and Koppell
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a speed limit in residential areas on residential streets.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Section 19-177 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding thereto a new subdivision d to read as follows:
d. Notwithstanding the aforementioned provisions, speed limits not exceeding twenty miles per hour shall be established on all streets fewer than sixty feet wide in areas zoned for residential purposes and shall be indicated on speed limit signs posted at all appropriate locations as determined by the department.
§2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
March 31, 2011