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File #: Int 0741-2015    Version: * Name: Posting of hurricane evacuation zone and evacuation center information in multiple dwellings.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 3/31/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city fire code, in relation to the posting of hurricane evacuation zone and evacuation center information in multiple dwellings.
Sponsors: Mark Treyger, Costa G. Constantinides, Mathieu Eugene, Corey D. Johnson, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the owners of multiple dwellings (Group R-2 occupancy) to post notice in a common area, or in additional areas as required by the Fire Commissioner, stating the hurricane evacuation zone number for that building and providing the addresses of the three nearest evacuation centers. The form of the notice would be determined by the Commissioner.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 741, 2. March 31, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 741

 

By Council Members Treyger, Constantinides, Eugene, Johnson, Mendez, Rose and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city fire code, in relation to the posting of hurricane evacuation zone and evacuation center information in multiple dwellings.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:                     

Section 1. Section FC 408.9 of the New York city fire code, as amended by local law number 148 for the year 2013, is amended by adding a new section 408.9.5:

408.9.5 Hurricane Evacuation Notices. The owner of any Group R-2 occupancy within a hurricane evacuation zone, as designated by the commissioner of the office of emergency management, shall cause a hurricane evacuation notice to be posted within the building. Such notice shall serve to inform building occupants and visitors as to the current hurricane evacuation zone designation for that building and the addresses of the three closest hurricane evacuation center locations. Such notice shall be in such form as prescribed by the commissioner by rule and shall be posted within a common area of the building and such other locations as set forth in the rules.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after enactment.

 

 

 

BJR

LS # 3183

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