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File #: Int 0972-2015    Version: * Name: Fire hydrant signage
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 10/29/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to fire hydrant signage
Sponsors: Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Annabel Palma, Deborah L. Rose, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require the department of environmental protection to place signage on fire hydrants indicating that opening or tampering with the hydrants is prohibited, and provide information on penalties and as well as how to request a hydrant be opened, such as for a spray cap.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 972, 2. Int. No. 972, 3. October 29, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 10/30/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 10/30/17, 6. Hearing Transcript 10/30/17
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12/31/2017*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/29/2015*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/29/2015*Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 972

 

By Council Members Espinal, Palma, Rose and Menchaca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to fire hydrant signage

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Section 24-308 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision f to read as follows:

f. Any fire hydrant adjacent to a city street shall have upon it signage indicating that opening or tampering is prohibited, the possible penalties for a violation thereof, and information on how to request it be opened for public use. Such signage shall be placed in a manner that does not impede access to the fire hydrant.  

                     § 2. This local law takes effect one year after it becomes law.

 

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