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File #: Int 0420-2014    Version: * Name: Mitigation of construction noise within seventy-five feet of a school.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 7/24/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to mitigation of construction noise within seventy-five feet of a school.
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Helen K. Rosenthal, Margaret S. Chin, Vincent J. Gentile, Peter A. Koo, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Ben Kallos, Mark Treyger, Costa G. Constantinides, Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, Chaim M. Deutsch, Antonio Reynoso, Stephen T. Levin, Rory I. Lancman, Daniel Dromm , Andy L. King, Corey D. Johnson, Vanessa L. Gibson, Ritchie J. Torres, Brad S. Lander, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Daniel R. Garodnick, Rosie Mendez
Council Member Sponsors: 24
Summary: This bill would mandate that the noise mitigation plan for construction sites within seventy-five feet of any receiving classroom in any public or private preschool or primary or secondary shall provide that noise shall not exceed 45 dB (a) during normal school operating hours and that noise levels at schools sites shall be continuously monitored during normal school operating hours.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 420, 2. Committee Report 6/25/15, 3. Hearing Testimony 6/25/15, 4. Hearing Transcript 6/25/15

Int. No. 420

 

By Council Members Levine, Rosenthal, Chin, Gentile, Koo, Rodriguez, Kallos, Treyger, Constantinides, Richards, Rose, Deutsch, Reynoso, Levin, Lancman, Dromm, King, Johnson, Gibson, Torres, Lander, Espinal, Garodnick and Mendez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to mitigation of construction noise within seventy-five feet of a school.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:                     

                     Section 1. Section 24-220 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:

                     (g) Such noise mitigation plan shall provide that noise shall not exceed 45 dB(a) during normal school operating hours in any receiving classroom in any public or private preschool or primary or secondary school on lots that are within seventy-five feet from the construction site, and that noise levels at such schools sites shall be continuously monitored during normal school operating hours.

                     § 2. This local law shall take effect one hundred twenty days from its enactment.

 

 

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