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File #: Int 0274-2018    Version: * Name: Nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
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 nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, Helen K. Rosenthal, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This local law mandates that, for city-owned buildings, non-essential outdoor lighting, shall be turned off between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. during peak avian migratory periods in order to reduce or eliminate avian mortality during such periods.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 274, 2. Int. No. 274, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 274

 

By Council Members Richards, Rosenthal and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to nighttime illumination during peak avian migration periods

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 4 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 4-211 read as follows:

§ 4-211 Limitation of nighttime illumination in city-owned buildings during peak avian migration periods. For city-owned buildings, non-essential outdoor lighting, as such term shall be defined by rule of the department of citywide services, shall be turned off between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. from April 15 through May 31, and from August 15 through November 15, of each year.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately

 

 

 

 

 

SS (2015)/MMB (2018)

LS # 5178/Int. 1073-2016

NEW LS # 195

1/5/18; 5:52 p.m.