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File #: Int 0592-2018    Version: * Name: Provision of sufficient receptacles for the storage of solid waste and increasing certain fines.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of sufficient receptacles for the storage of solid waste and increasing certain fines
Sponsors: The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)
Summary: This bill would require that someone who manages or controls a building with one hundred units or more to provide a dumpster. Additionally, this bill would increase fines for depositing household garbage in public receptacles.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 592, 2. Int. No. 592, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda
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2/14/2018*The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/2018*The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 592

 

By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of sufficient receptacles for the storage of solid waste and increasing certain fines

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 16-120 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

§ 16-120 Receptacles for the removal of waste material. a. The owner, lessee, agent, occupant or other person who manages or controls a building or dwelling shall provide and maintain in accordance with this section separate receptacles for the deposit of incinerator residue and ashes; refuse, and liquid waste. Any such owner, lessee, agent, occupant or other person who manages or controls a building with one hundred units or more shall also provide a dumpster of not less than twenty yards in length for the deposit of refuse. The receptacles shall be provided for the exclusive use of each building or dwelling and shall be of sufficient size and number to contain the wastes accumulated in such building or dwelling during a period of seventy-two hours.  The receptacles shall be made of metal or other material of a grade and type acceptable to the department, the department of health and mental hygiene and the department of housing preservation and development. Receptacles used for liquid waste shall be constructed so as to hold their contents without leakage. Metal containers shall be provided with tight fitting metal covers.

§ 2. Subdivision f of section 16-120 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

f. Any person violating the provisions of this section, except subdivision e, shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than [twenty-five nor more than] one hundred dollars nor more than two hundred dollars for the first violation, not less than [one hundred dollars nor more than] two hundred dollars nor more than three hundred dollars for a second violation within any twelve-month period, and not less than [two hundred dollars nor more than] three hundred dollars nor more than four hundred dollars for a third or subsequent violation with any twelve-month period. Any person violating the provisions of subdivision e of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than three hundred dollars for the first violation, not less than two hundred fifty dollars nor more than three hundred fifty dollars for a second violation within any twelve-month period, and not less than three hundred fifty dollars nor more than four hundred dollars for a third or subsequent violation within any twelve month period.

§ 3. This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after its enactment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JJH/WCJ/NKA

LS 4582/Int. 115/2014

LS 411

12/13/2017