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File #: Int 0349-2014    Version: * Name: Notice for the removal of trees.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
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 notice for the removal of trees.
Sponsors: James Vacca, Vincent J. Gentile, Peter A. Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Brad S. Lander, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require that any City agency or entity contracted with a City agency that is engaging in a project that will result in the removal of 5 or more City-owned trees to provide 60 days advance notice of the planned removal to the local Community Board and Council Member.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 349, 2. Committee Report 10/20/16, 3. Hearing Testimony 10/20/16, 4. Hearing Transcript 10/20/16
Int. No. 349
By Council Members Vacca, Gentile, Koo, Koslowitz, Lander and Ulrich
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notice for the removal of trees.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-142 to read as follows:
§18-142 Notification of tree removal. Not less than sixty days prior to the commencement of any project that may require the removal of five or more trees by any city agency or any entity acting pursuant to a contract with a city agency, such city agency shall notify of such removal all community boards and the district offices of all council members in which such trees to be removed are located. Such notification shall be by electronic or regular mail and shall include, but need not be limited to, the estimated number of trees to be removed and the dates of the expected removal of such trees.
§2. This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.
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