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File #: Int 0587-2018    Version: * Name: Portable storage containers
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
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 portable storage containers
Sponsors: The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)
Summary: The bill would restrict residential property owners from putting a portable storage container on their property unless a permit was issued for such container by the Commissioner of the Department of Buildings. The permit would have a duration of no more than six months, and could be renewed one time for an additional six-month period at the discretion of the Commissioner.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 587, 2. Int. No. 587, 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. 587

 

By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to portable storage containers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

 Section 1. Article 105 of chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-105.13 to read as follows:

§ 28-105.13 Permit for portable storage containers. No person shall place a portable storage container on residential property unless a permit for such container has been issued by the commissioner.  Such permit shall be for a period of no more than six months and may be renewed for an additional six month period at the discretion of the commissioner.  A person shall be allowed no more than one permit for any five-year period.

 

§ 28-105.13.1 Definitions. For the purposes of this section, “portable storage container” means any weather resistant box-like container transported by truck or trailer to a desired location and designed for the outdoor storage of personal property of household goods for temporary use only.  For the purposes of this section, dumpsters, the trailer portion of a tractor-trailer, or prefabricated sheds shall not be considered a portable storage container.

 

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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