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File #: Int 0707-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of design and construction to provide notice to residents prior to the scheduled interruption of water service.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of design and construction to provide notice to residents prior to the scheduled interruption of water service
Sponsors: James G. Van Bramer, Costa G. Constantinides
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) provide notice to residential occupants of buildings seventy-two hours before DDC is to shut off water service to that building as a result of planned work.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 707, 2. Int. No. 707, 3. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 707

 

By Council Members Van Bramer and Constantinides

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of design and construction to provide notice to residents prior to the scheduled interruption of water service

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 55 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 1206 to read as follows:

§ 1206. Notice of water service shut off. When, as the result of non-emergency planned work, the department schedules a water shut off that affects residential property, notice of the shut off must be provided to all occupants of such property at least seventy-two hours before the scheduled water shut off is to take place. Such notice shall be delivered to occupants of each residential unit and shall include information relating to the duration of the planned work.

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

 

 

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