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File #: Int 0049-2014    Version: Name: Provision of notice to council members and community boards of applications filed with and rejected by the department of buildings.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/26/2014
Enactment date: 2/8/2016 Law number: 2016/010
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of notice to council members and community boards of applications filed with and rejected by the department of buildings
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Laurie A. Cumbo, Inez E. Dickens, Peter A. Koo, Rory I. Lancman, Deborah L. Rose, James Vacca, Helen K. Rosenthal, Antonio Reynoso, Donovan J. Richards, Karen Koslowitz, I. Daneek Miller, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., David G. Greenfield, Andy L. King, Alan N. Maisel, Darlene Mealy, Paul A. Vallone, Vanessa L. Gibson, Andrew Cohen, Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Annabel Palma, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Ritchie J. Torres, Ruben Wills, Vincent J. Gentile, Brad S. Lander, Chaim M. Deutsch, Stephen T. Levin, Ben Kallos, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 34
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Buildings to notify the appropriate Council Members and Community Boards whenever an application for a new building permit or for an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy for a building is received or denied.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 49, 3. Int. No. 49 - 2/26/14, 4. Committee Report 9/16/15, 5. Hearing Testimony 9/16/15, 6. Hearing Transcript 9/16/15, 7. Committee Report 1/14/16, 8. Hearing Testimony 1/14/16, 9. Hearing Transcript 1/14/16, 10. January 19, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Int. No. 49-A (FINAL), 12. Fiscal Impact Statement, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-19-16, 14. Mayor's Letter, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 19, 2016, 16. Local Law 10, 17. Weekly Notification of Construction Applications
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2/8/2016AFernando Cabrera City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2016AFernando Cabrera Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/2016AFernando Cabrera Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/19/2016AFernando Cabrera City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/19/2016AFernando Cabrera City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/2016*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/2016*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/2016*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/2016AFernando Cabrera Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/16/2015*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/16/2015*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2014*Fernando Cabrera City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2014*Fernando Cabrera City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 49-A

 

By Council Members Cabrera, Cumbo, Dickens, Koo, Lancman, Rose, Vacca, Rosenthal, Reynoso, Richards, Koslowitz, Miller, Crowley, Espinal, Greenfield, King, Maisel, Mealy, Vallone, Gibson, Cohen, Chin, Constantinides, Cornegy, Palma, Rodriguez, Torres, Wills, Gentile, Lander, Deutsch, Levin, Kallos and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of notice to council members and community boards of applications filed with and rejected by the department of buildings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 28-103.11 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 141 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

§ 28-103.11 Applications and permits. The department shall receive and review applications, construction documents, and other related documents and shall issue permits, in accordance with the provisions of this code. The department shall, on a weekly basis, send council members and community boards, by electronic mail, a copy of all completed applications for a new building or an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy for a building, received during the prior week, disaggregated by community board. In addition, the department shall post such information on its website on a weekly basis.

 

§ 2. Article 104 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-104.2.7.1 to read as follows:

§ 28-104.2.7.1 Notification of approval. The department shall, on a weekly basis, send council members and community boards, by electronic mail, a copy of all notices of approval for applications for a new building or an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy for a building, sent to applicants during the prior week, disaggregated by community board. In addition, the department shall post such information on its website on a weekly basis.

 

§ 3. Section 28-104.2.8 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 33 for the year 2007, is amended to read as follows:

§ 28-104.2.8 Notification of rejection. Applications failing to comply with the provisions of this code and other applicable laws and rules shall be rejected and written notice of rejection, stating the grounds of rejection, shall be given the applicant promptly and not later than the date required in section 28-104.2.7. The department shall, on a weekly basis, send council members and community boards, by electronic mail, a copy of all notices of a first rejection for applications for a new building or an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy for a building, sent to applicants during the prior week, disaggregated by community board. In addition, the department shall post such information on its website on a weekly basis.

 

§ 4. This local law shall take effect 90 days after its enactment, except that the department of buildings shall take such actions as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to its effective date.

 

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