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File #: Int 0277-2018    Version: * Name: Increasing the number of electric vehicle charging stations in open parking lots and parking garages.
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 New York city building code, in relation to increasing the number of electric vehicle charging stations in open parking lots and parking garages
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, Justin L. Brannan, Costa G. Constantinides
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: Under the proposed local law, 40 percent of parking spaces in new parking garages and open parking lots must be capable of supporting electric vehicle charging stations by January 1, 2030. Existing lots would also be required to expand electric vehicle charging capabilities as they upgrade their electrical capacities.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 277, 2. Int. No. 277, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 277

 

By Council Members Richards, Brannan and Constantinides

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to increasing the number of electric vehicle charging stations in open parking lots and parking garages

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 406.2.11 of the building code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 130 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

406.2.11 Electric vehicle charging stations. Parking garages shall be capable of supporting electrical vehicle charging stations in accordance with this section. Electrical raceway to the electrical supply panel serving the garage shall be capable of providing a minimum of 3.1 kW of electrical capacity to at least 20 percent of the parking spaces of the garage and no later than January 1, 2030, to at least 40 percent of such spaces. The electrical room supplying the garage must have the physical space for an electrical supply panel sufficient to provide 3.1 kW of electrical capacity to at least 20 percent of the parking spaces of the garage and no later than January 1, 2030, to at least 40 percent of such spaces.  Such raceway and all components and work appurtenant thereto shall be in accordance with the New York City Electrical Code.

§ 2. Section 406.7.11 of the building code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 130 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

406.7.11 Electric vehicle charging stations. Open parking lots shall be capable of supporting electric vehicle charging stations in accordance with this section.  A minimum of 20 percent of the parking spaces in an open parking lot shall be equipped with electrical raceway capable of providing a minimum supply of 11.5kVA to an EVSE from an electrical supply panel and no later than January 1, 2030, at least 40 percent of such spaces shall be equipped with such electrical raceway. The raceway shall be no smaller than 1 inch.  The electrical supply panel serving such parking spaces must have at least 3.1 kW of available capacity for each stall connected to it with raceway. Such raceway and all components and work appurtenant thereto shall be in accordance with the New York City Electrical Code.

§ 3.  This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

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