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File #: Int 1291-2016    Version: * Name: Permits in Special Natural Area Districts
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 10/13/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to city planning commission permits in Special Natural Area Districts
Sponsors: Andrew Cohen
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require property owners in Special Natural Area Districts to visibly post on their properties any certifications, authorizations or special permits they receive from the City Planning Commission to perform property alterations. The Department of Buildings would be responsible for enforcing this obligation. The bill would also require the City Planning Commission to forward any certifications, authorizations or special permits pertaining to Special Natural Area Districts to the appropriate community board.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1291, 2. October 13, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1291

 

By Council Member Cohen

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to city planning commission permits in Special Natural Area Districts

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 25-114 to read as follows:

§ 25-114 Authorization of natural features alteration in Special Natural Area Districts. a. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Commission. The term “commission” means the city planning commission.

Special Natural Area District. The term “Special Natural Area District” means an area of the city defined as a Special Natural Area District pursuant to chapter 5 of article 10 of the zoning resolution.

b. An owner of property within a Special Natural Area District, upon receiving a certification, authorization or special permit from the commission or its chairperson pursuant to the provisions of chapter 5 of article 10 of the zoning resolution, shall post such certification, authorization or special permit on the property:

1. In a location that is reasonably visible at the main point of entry to the property, in a manner and form to be determined by the director of city planning;

2. Promptly after its issuance by the commission or its chairperson; and

3. Until the completion of construction as determined by the department of buildings.

c. The commission shall forward by regular mail or email within five business days of issuance any certification, authorization or special permit pertaining to a Special Natural Area District, along with the accompanying plan, to the relevant community board.

d. The department of city planning shall post the requirements of this chapter on its website.

e. The department of buildings shall enforce the provisions of subdivision b of this section.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law, except that the department of city planning, the commission and the department of buildings shall take such actions as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before its effective date.

 

 

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