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File #: Int 1007-2013    Version: Name: Raising and moving of a building.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/27/2013
Enactment date: 4/2/2013 Law number: 2013/029
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to the raising and moving of a building.
Sponsors: Vincent Ignizio, James S. Oddo, Christine C. Quinn, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Jessica S. Lappin, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Deborah L. Rose, Daniel J. Halloran III, Eric A. Ulrich, Brad S. Lander
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 1007 - 2/27/13, 2. Committee Report 3/11/13, 3. Hearing Testimony 3/11/13, 4. Hearing Transcript 3/11/13, 5. Committee Report 3/13/13, 6. Hearing Transcript 3/13/13, 7. Fiscal Impact Statement, 8. Mayor's Letter, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-13-13, 10. Local Law 29
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4/2/2013AVincent Ignizio City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/2/2013AVincent Ignizio Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/2/2013AVincent Ignizio Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2013AVincent Ignizio City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2013AVincent Ignizio City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2013*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2013*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2013*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2013AVincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2013*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2013*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2013*Vincent Ignizio Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2013*Vincent Ignizio City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2013*Vincent Ignizio City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 1007-A
 
By Council Members Ignizio, Oddo, the Speaker (Council Member Quinn), Comrie, James, Koo, Williams, Wills, Lappin, Arroyo, Rose, Halloran, Ulrich and Lander
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to the raising and moving of a building.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Subchapter twenty-two of chapter two of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 20-402.1 to read as follows:
§ 20-402.1 Education and outreach.  The department shall instruct and conduct public education on the consumer protection provisions of this subchapter, and the necessary licenses and permits that home improvement contractors must obtain to perform certain types of home improvement work, including but not limited to plumbing work, electrical work and the raising, lifting, elevating or moving of a home or building. Such instruction and public education shall be provided to home improvement contractors, homeowners and members of the public at least semiannually.
§2.  Section 28-104.7 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subsection 28-104.7.13 to read as follows:
§ 28-104.7.13 Identification of work involving raising or moving a building.  Where the lowest above-grade floor or the lowest subgrade floor of a building is to be raised, lifted, elevated or moved, such work shall be listed on the title sheet of the construction documents as subject to special inspection.
§3.  Section 28-116.2.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subsection 28-116.2.3.2 to read as follows:
§ 28-116.2.3.2 Special inspection of raising and moving of a building.  Where the lowest above-grade floor or the lowest subgrade floor of a building is to be raised, lifted, elevated or moved, special inspection of such work is required.  The permit holder shall notify the department in writing at least 48 hours before the commencement of such work.
§4.  Section BC 1704 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new subsection BC 1704.27 to read as follows:
1704.27 Raising and moving of a building.  A periodic special inspection shall be required where the lowest above-grade floor or the lowest subgrade floor of a building is to be raised, lifted, elevated or moved.
 
§5.  This local law shall take effect immediately.
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