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File #: Int 0197-2018    Version: * Name: Exempting certain cultural institutions located on property owned by the City from tree replacement requirements.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
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 exempting certain cultural institutions located on property owned by the City from tree replacement requirements
Sponsors: Steven Matteo
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would exempt certain cultural institutions, such as botanical gardens, zoos and museums situated on City-owned property from tree replacement requirements pursuant to Local Law 3 of 2010.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 197, 2. Int. No. 197, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 197

By Council Member Matteo

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to exempting certain cultural institutions located on property owned by the City from tree replacement requirements

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision f of section 18-107 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

f. The provisions of this section shall apply to all city agencies, including the department, provided, however, that (i) no city agency or city contractor or subcontractor shall be required to pay a fee to the department, (ii) a tree site plan shall be developed by the department in consultation with the responsible city agency or agencies regarding the location of replacement trees prior to issuance of the permit, [and] (iii) replacement of trees by any city agency or city contractor or subcontractor shall be made not more than eighteen months from the date the project is completed, and (iv) the replacement of trees shall not apply to any privately-owned botanical garden, museum or zoo that is located on property owned or leased by the city   

 § 2. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

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