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File #: Int 0010-2014    Version: * Name: Prohibiting private streets or thoroughfares from having similar names to proximate public streets or thoroughfares.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/4/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting private streets or thoroughfares from having similar names to proximate public streets or thoroughfares.
Sponsors: Andy L. King, Peter A. Koo, Annabel Palma
Council Member Sponsors: 3

Int. No. 10

 

By Council Members King, Koo and Palma

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting private streets or thoroughfares from having similar names to proximate public streets or thoroughfares.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 19-172 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

§19-172 Private streets; names, restrictions of. a. It shall be unlawful for any private street or thoroughfare to bear a name [similar to a] that shall have a word in it that is the same as a word on a street or thoroughfare officially named[.], located in whole or in part, within a one mile radius or within the postal zip code of any part of such private street or thoroughfare, with the exception of the words street, lane, road, avenue, place, boulevard, way or court, or similar such designation.  This section shall not apply to any such private street or thoroughfare that bears a name at the time of the enactment of this section.

§2.                     This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.

 

Int. 0011-2010

LS#8000-S8

LF

1/11/10

 

LF

LS#42

1/10/14