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File #: Int 0340-2014    Version: * Name: Temporary closing of sidewalks.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 5/14/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the temporary closing of sidewalks.
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Int. No. 340
 
By Council Members Lander and Koo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the temporary closing of sidewalks.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1. Section 19-103 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subsection j to read as follows:
j. When a permit to temporarily close a sidewalk expires, and the permitee has not requested a new permit, the department shall communicate with the department of buildings in order to determine whether all construction permits issued by the department of buildings associated with the sidewalk obstruction have expired. If all such department of buildings construction permits associated with the sidewalk obstruction have expired and the removal of such obstruction would not create an unsafe condition, the department shall order the removal of the obstruction associated with the expired permit to temporarily close a sidewalk.
ยง2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment.
 
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