New York City Council Header
File #: Int 0824-2012    Version: * Name: Permissible parking in front of private driveways.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 3/28/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to permissible parking in front of private driveways.
Sponsors: James Vacca, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Deborah L. Rose, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 12/5/12, 2. Hearing Testimony 12/5/12, 3. Hearing Transcript 12/5/12
Int. No. 824
 
By Council Members Vacca, Gentile, James, Koo, Koslowitz, Palma, Recchia, Williams, Rodriguez, Rose and Ulrich  
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to permissible parking in front of private driveways.  
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 19-162 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
      2. Notwithstanding  the  department  of   transportation   regulation prohibiting   parking  in  front  of  private  driveways,  it  shall  be permissible for the owner or lessor of the lot accessed by such driveway to park a passenger vehicle registered to him or her at that address  in front  of  such  driveway,  provided that such lot does not contain more than two dwelling units and, further provided that such parking does not violate any other provision of the vehicle and traffic law or [local law, rule or regulation] restriction involving emergency vehicles, concerning the  [parking,]  stopping[,]  or  standing  of motor  vehicles, alternate side parking, or where parking would impede a bike lane.  The  hearing  officer  shall  dismiss  any  notice  of violation issued to the owner of such  passenger  vehicle  upon  receipt from  the  owner,  in  person  or  by  mail,  of  a  copy of the vehicle registration containing the same address as that at which the ticket was given or other suitable evidence showing compliance with  the  law.  The director of the bureau shall set forth the proof required in the case of lots where confusion may arise including, but not limited to, corner lots or lots with dual addresses.
ยง 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
 
TM
LS # 3234
3/2/12