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File #: Int 0190-2014    Version: * Name: Reducing the minimum distance at which a vehicle can park adjacent to a fire hydrant.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 3/26/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reducing the minimum distance at which a vehicle can park adjacent to a fire hydrant.
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Costa G. Constantinides, Vincent J. Gentile, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, David G. Greenfield
Council Member Sponsors: 7

Int. No. 190

 

By Council Members Dromm, Constantinides, Gentile, Koo, Mendez, Rose and Greenfield

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reducing the minimum distance at which a vehicle can park adjacent to a fire hydrant.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-165.1 to read as follows:

           §19-165.1 Stopping, standing or parking near fire hydrants.  No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within ten feet of a fire hydrant, unless otherwise indicated by signs, or parking meters, except that during the period from sunrise to sunset if standing is not otherwise prohibited, the operator of a passenger car may stand the vehicle alongside a fire hydrant provided that the operator remains in the operator's seat ready for immediate operation of the vehicle at all times and starts the motor of the car on hearing the approach of fire apparatus, and provided further, that the operator shall immediately remove the car from alongside the fire hydrant when instructed to do so by any member of the police, fire, or other municipal department acting in his/her official capacity.

§2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law, except that the commissioner of transportation shall take all actions necessary for its implementation prior to such effective date.

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Int. No. 139/2010

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