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File #: Int 0898-2012    Version: * Name: Sound level of food vendor vehicles, pushcarts and green carts.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 7/25/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the sound level of food vendor vehicles, pushcarts and green carts.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Margaret S. Chin, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Rosie Mendez, Annabel Palma, Jessica S. Lappin
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Int. No. 898
 
By Council Members Brewer, Chin, James, Koppell, Mendez, Palma and Lappin
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the sound level of food vendor vehicles, pushcarts and green carts.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Subchapter 2 of chapter 3 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-315.1 to read as follows:
§ 17-315.1 Restrictions on the sound level of food vending vehicles, pushcarts and green carts. No vending vehicle, pushcart or green cart used in the operation of a food vending business shall create a sound level in excess of 65 dB(A) when measured at a distance of one meter or more from the nearest major surface of such food vending vehicle, pushcart or green cart.
§ 2.  Subchapter 5 of chapter 2 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-227.1, to read as follows:
§ 24-227.1 Vending vehicles, pushcarts and green carts.  No person shall operate or cause to be operated a vending vehicle, pushcart or green cart used in the operation of a food vendor's business in such a manner as to create a sound level in excess of 65 dB(A) when measured at a distance of one meter or more from the nearest major surface of such vending vehicle, pushcart or green cart.
§ 3.  This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after its enactment.
 
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