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File #: Int 0164-2014    Version: * Name: Extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 3/12/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.
Sponsors: Rosie Mendez, Donovan J. Richards, Helen K. Rosenthal, Costa G. Constantinides, (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 4

Int. No. 164

 

By Council Members Mendez, Richards, Rosenthal and Constantinides (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 11-243 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new paragraphs 9, 10 and 11  to read as follows:

9. “Green roof” shall mean a roofing system covered with vegetation and soil, or a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. 

10. “Solar panel roof” shall mean a roofing system that utilizes solar panels or a photovoltaic device.

11. “White roof” shall mean a roofing system that utilizes white paint to reflect radiation back into space.

§2. Subdivision b of section 11-243 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new paragraph 11 to read as follows:

;or (11) the installation or alteration of a green roof, solar panel roof, or a white roof.

§3. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

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Int. No. 733-2010

LS 706/2012

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