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File #: Int 0490-2014    Version: * Name: Removal of snow and ice from sidewalks.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 10/7/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of snow and ice from sidewalks.
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Vincent J. Gentile, Peter A. Koo, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 4
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12/31/2017*David G. Greenfield City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/2014*David G. Greenfield City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/2014*David G. Greenfield City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 490
 
By Council Members Greenfield, Gentile, Koo and Levin
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of snow and ice from sidewalks.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:      
Section 1. Subdivision d of section 16-123 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
d. Whenever any owner, lessee, tenant, occupant, or other person having charge of any building or lot of ground, abutting upon any street or public place where the sidewalk is paved, shall fail to comply with the provisions of this section, the commissioner [may] shall cause such removal to be made, after the issuance of a notice of violation.
§2. Subdivision h of section 16-123 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
h. Any person violating the provisions of subdivisions (a) or  (b)  of  this  section shall be liable and responsible for a civil penalty of not less than ten dollars nor more than [one] two hundred fifty dollars for the first violation, except that for a second violation of subdivision (a) or (b) within any twelve-month period such person shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than [one] two hundred fifty dollars nor more than [two] three hundred fifty dollars and for a third or subsequent violation of subdivision  (a) or (b) within any twelve-month period such person shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than [two] three hundred fifty dollars nor more than [three] four hundred fifty dollars.
§3. Subdivision j of section 16-123 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
j. In the event that a violator fails to answer such notice of violation, appearance ticket  or  summons  within  the  time  provided therefor by the rules and regulations of the environmental control board, he or she shall  become  liable  for  additional penalties.  The additional penalties shall not exceed [three] four hundred fifty dollars for each violation.
§4. This local law shall take effect immediately upon its enactment into law.
 
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