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File #: Int 0980-2012    Version: * Name: Requiring a sign at inaccessible building entrances indicating that a portable ramp is available when such a ramp exists.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 12/10/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code and the building code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a sign at inaccessible building entrances indicating that a portable ramp is available when such a ramp exists.
Sponsors: Deborah L. Rose, Gale A. Brewer, Margaret S. Chin, Daniel Dromm , Mathieu Eugene, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Brad S. Lander, James G. Van Bramer, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Charles Barron, Robert Jackson
Council Member Sponsors: 21
Int. No. 980
 
By Council Members Rose, Brewer, Chin, Dromm, Eugene, Ferreras, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Mendez, Nelson, Vann, Williams, Wills, Rodriguez, Arroyo, Lander, Van Bramer, Mark-Viverito, Barron and Jackson
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code and the building code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a sign at inaccessible building entrances indicating that a portable ramp is available when such a ramp exists.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 28-201.2.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
      1. A violation of item 5 of section 1110.1, of item 5 of section 1110.3, or of section 1110.2 of the New York city building code, or a violation of section 28-313.1, [or] 28-313.2 or of 28-313.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York.
§2.  Article 313 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-313.3 to read as follows:
      § 28-313.3 Retroactive requirement for inaccessible building entrances.  The provisions of item 5 of section 1110.3 of the New York city building code requiring signage stating that a portable ramp is available and a phone number to request such ramp to be posted at inaccessible building entrances where such a ramp is available shall apply retroactively to all buildings that have such portable ramps.  Buildings in existence on the effective date of this section shall post such signage on or before August 1, 2013.  Such signage shall be maintained in good condition.
§3.  Section BC 1110.3 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new item 5 to read as follows:
5. At each inaccessible building entrance, signage stating that a portable ramp is available and a phone number to request such ramp, shall be provided where such a ramp is available.
      §4.  This local law shall take effect immediately.  
 
 
 
 
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