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File #: Int 1079-2009    Version: * Name: Licensing newsstands.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs
On agenda: 9/17/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to licensing newsstands.
Sponsors: Alan J. Gerson, Larry B. Seabrook, Kendall Stewart
Council Member Sponsors: 3

 Int. No. 1079

 

By Council Members Gerson, Seabrook and Stewart

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to licensing newsstands.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Section 20-231 of Chapter 2 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York is hereby amended by adding a new subdivision l, to read as follows:

l.                     Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, a new license may be granted for the operation of a newsstand that is attached to or is abutting a building, and was in continuous operation from November 1, 1979 to October 29, 2003 provided that all of the following conditions are met prior to the grant of such license : (i) such newsstand complies with the existing Fire Code:

                     (ii) such newsstand does not extend further into the street than stooplines of such adjoining or abutting building or stooplines that are within twenty-five feet of such newsstand;

(iii) the Department of Transportation and a franchisee have consented to the inclusion of such newsstand in a franchise.

§2. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

LS 2944/2007

ASP

12/13/07