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File #: Int 0024-2004    Version: * Name: Community Boards, Traffic Notification
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/4/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York City Charter in relation to notification of community boards of changes of regulations relating to traffic.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, James F. Gennaro, Alan J. Gerson, Melinda R. Katz, G. Oliver Koppell, John C. Liu, Michael E. McMahon, Bill Perkins, Philip Reed, James Sanders, Jr., David I. Weprin, Michael C. Nelson, Christine C. Quinn, Larry B. Seabrook, Kendall Stewart, Albert Vann, Charles Barron, Vincent J. Gentile, Robert Jackson, Letitia James, Miguel Martinez, Hiram Monserrate, Andrew J. Lanza, Bill De Blasio
Council Member Sponsors: 27

Int. No. 24

 

By Council Members Brewer, Addabbo Jr., Comrie, Fidler, Gennaro, Gerson, Katz, Koppell, Liu, McMahon, Perkins, Reed, Sanders Jr., Weprin, Nelson, Quinn, Seabrook, Stewart, Vann, Barron, Gentile, Jackson, James, Martinez, Monserrate, Lanza and DeBlasio

 

A Local Law to amend the New York City Charter in relation to notification of community boards of changes of regulations relating to traffic.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                        Section one.  Paragraph (2) of subdivision a of section 2903 of chapter 71 of the New York city charter is hereby amended to read as follows:

                        (2)                      establish, determine, control, install and maintain, the design, type, size and location of any and all signs, signals, marking, and similar devices indicating the names of the streets and other public place and for guiding, directing or otherwise regulating and controlling vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the streets, squares, parks, parkways, highways, roads, alleys, marginal streets, bridges and other public ways of the city; except that where there are any changes in traffic patterns, parking regulations or in the installation or removal of parking meters there must be prior consultation with the community boards; in such instances, the commissioner must notify boards in writing thirty days before any change is effected and grant an extra thirty days for the calling of public hearings at the request of the board.

                        §2.                      This local law shall take effect immediately.