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File #: Int 0977-2012    Version: Name: Waiving certain permit and inspection fees for the demolition, alteration, rebuilding or repair of certain buildings and systems damaged by the severe storm that occurred on October 29 and 30, 2012, commonly referred to as “Hurricane Sandy”.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 12/10/2012
Enactment date: 1/7/2013 Law number: 2013/004
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to waiving certain permit and inspection fees for the demolition, alteration, rebuilding or repair of certain buildings and systems damaged by the severe storm that occurred on October 29 and 30, 2012, commonly referred to as “Hurricane Sandy.”
Sponsors: Vincent Ignizio, Margaret S. Chin, Erik Martin Dilan, Daniel Dromm , Mathieu Eugene, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, Brad S. Lander, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Robert Jackson, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, James G. Van Bramer, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Daniel R. Garodnick, Elizabeth S. Crowley, James F. Gennaro, David G. Greenfield, Daniel J. Halloran III, Eric A. Ulrich, (in conjunction with the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 27
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 977 - 12/10/12, 2. Memorandum in Support, 3. Committee Report 12/13/12, 4. Hearing Testimony 12/13/12, 5. Hearing Transcript 12/13/12, 6. Committee Report 12/18/12, 7. Hearing Transcript 12/18/12, 8. Fiscal Impact Statement, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-18-12, 10. Mayor's Letter, 11. Message of Necessity, 12. Local Law 4
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/7/2013AVincent Ignizio City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/7/2013AVincent Ignizio Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/7/2013AVincent Ignizio Mayor Hearing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2012AVincent Ignizio City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2012AVincent Ignizio City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2012*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2012*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2012*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/2012AVincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/2012*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/2012*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2012*Vincent Ignizio City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2012*Vincent Ignizio City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 977-A
By Council Member Ignizio, Chin, Dilan, Dromm, Eugene, Ferreras, Gentile, James, Koo, Lander, Mendez, Nelson, Williams, Wills, Comrie, Recchia, Jackson, Rodriguez, Van Bramer, Vallone, Garodnick, Crowley, Gennaro, Greenfield, Halloran and Ulrich (in conjunction with the Mayor)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to waiving certain permit and inspection fees for the demolition, alteration, rebuilding or repair of certain buildings and systems damaged by the severe storm that occurred on October 29 and 30, 2012, commonly referred to as "Hurricane Sandy."
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-112.10 to read as follows:
§28-112.10 Waiver of application, permit and inspection fees for certain work arising out of the storm that occurred on October 29 and 30, 2012. The commissioner shall waive the fees that would otherwise be required to be paid by this code, the electrical code or the rules of the department for applications, permits and inspections for certain work arising out of the storm that occurred on October 29 and 30, 2012 as provided in subsections 28-112.10.1 and 28-112.10.2.
§28-112.10.1 Eligible buildings.   For the purposes of this article, eligible buildings are those buildings that, following the storm and pursuant to an inspection program established by the department under an emergency order of the Mayor, are designated by the department after inspection through a notation on the department's records and/or by the posting of a red placard warning on the building or premises as seriously damaged and unsafe to enter or occupy or completely demolished and/or washed away.  With respect to eligible buildings, fees associated with applications, permits and inspections shall be waived for alteration work, demolition work, construction of new buildings and associated work, including but not limited to associated electrical and plumbing work.  The commissioner may request the applicant to submit additional information relating to the damage.  Waiver of such fees pursuant to this section shall be applicable for jobs where the initial application for construction document approval or, if no construction documents are required, application for permit is submitted on or after October 30, 2012 and on or before October 31, 2014.
§28-112.10.2 Storm related damage to electrical and plumbing systems.  In buildings other than eligible buildings, fees shall be waived only for applications, permits and inspections for work related to plumbing and electrical systems damaged by such storm.  Applicants must submit certification by a licensed master electrician or a licensed master plumber or fire suppression piping contractor that the proposed work is related to such storm damage. The commissioner may request the applicant to submit additional information relating to the damage.  Waiver of such fees pursuant to this section shall be applicable for jobs where the initial application for construction document approval or, if no construction documents are required, application for permit is submitted on or after October 30, 2012 and on or before April 30, 2013.
      §2.  This local law shall take effect immediately.