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File #: Int 0194-2018    Version: * Name: Verification of asbestos abatement.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to verification of asbestos abatement
Sponsors: Steven Matteo
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require a Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) inspector to perform a site inspection and verify successful asbestos abatement before the Department of Buildings can issue any construction permits.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 194, 2. Int. No. 194, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 194

 

By Council Member Matteo

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to verification of asbestos abatement

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 28-106.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 37 for the year 2009, is amended to read as follows:

§ 28-106.1 Asbestos certification required. The commissioner shall not issue a permit for the demolition or alteration of a building constructed pursuant to plans submitted for approval on or before April 1, 1987, unless (i) the applicant submits such certification relating to asbestos as may be required by the rules of the department of environmental protection[.], and (ii) the department of environmental protection inspects such site for asbestos abatement, pursuant to section 28-106.5.

 

§ 2. Chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-106.5 to read as follows:

§ 28-106.5 Inspection of asbestos abatement sites. For all construction projects which require asbestos abatement as determined by the rules of the department of environmental protection, an inspector from the department of environmental protection shall inspect such site following submission of an asbestos certification by the applicant to verify successful abatement, and shall certify the results of such inspection with the department.

 

                     § 3. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the department of environmental protection may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including promulgation of rules, prior to such date.

 

 

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