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File #: Int 0160-2014    Version: * Name: Exempting the Dept of Environmental Protection from tree replacement requirements when it performs construction work on Bluebelts.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 3/12/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to exempting the Department of Environmental Protection from tree replacement requirements when it performs construction work on Bluebelts.
Sponsors: Steven Matteo, Eric A. Ulrich, Deborah L. Rose, James Vacca, Annabel Palma, Costa G. Constantinides, Rory I. Lancman, Ben Kallos, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Ritchie J. Torres, Corey D. Johnson, Paul A. Vallone, Helen K. Rosenthal, Karen Koslowitz, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Stephen T. Levin, Margaret S. Chin, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., James G. Van Bramer, (by request of the Staten Island Borough President
Council Member Sponsors: 19

Int. No. 160

By Council Members Matteo, Ulrich, Rose, Vacca, Palma, Constantinides, Lancman, Kallos, Rodriguez, Torres, Johnson, Vallone, Rosenthal, Koslowitz, Crowley, Levin, Chin, Espinal and Van Bramer (by request of the Staten Island Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to exempting the Department of Environmental Protection from tree replacement requirements when it performs construction work on Bluebelts.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivision f of section 18-107 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

f. The provisions of this section shall apply to all city agencies, including the department, provided, however, that (i) no city agency or city contractor or subcontractor shall be required to pay a fee to the department, (ii) a tree site plan shall be developed by the department in consultation with the responsible city agency or agencies regarding the location of replacement trees prior to issuance of the permit, [and] (iii) replacement of trees by any city agency or city contractor or subcontractor shall be made not more than eighteen months from the date the project is completed, and (iv) the provisions of this section shall not apply to the department of environmental protection when it removes a tree while engaging in the design and construction of a bluebelt as defined in section 24-526.1(3) of the code.

 §2. This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment.

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Int 748/2012

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