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File #: Int 0616-2018    Version: * Name: Locating electrical conductors underground.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to locating electrical conductors underground
Sponsors: Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require all electrical conductors located above ground throughout the City be placed underground.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 616, 2. Int. No. 616, 3. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 616

 

By Council Member Barron

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to locating electrical conductors underground

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter four of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-426 to read as follows:

§24-426 Underground electrical conductors. The commissioner of transportation shall notify the owners or operators of electrical conductors located above ground on any street within the counties of Bronx, Kings, Queens and Richmond that all electrical conductors, where feasible, shall be placed underground within a certain time.  The commissioner of transportation shall promulgate rules regarding the proper construction of underground conduits or other channels in the street in which underground electrical conductors will be placed.

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

 

 

 

KS/CCF

LS 561/Int. 893-2015

LS 5752

02/27/2018 3:07 PM