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File #: Int 1423-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring information on sidewalk sheds.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 1/18/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring information on sidewalk sheds
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Mark Levine, Ben Kallos, Stephen T. Levin, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Inez D. Barron, Vincent J. Gentile
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Buildings to report on the number of, and the condition of, sidewalk sheds. It would also require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to create a dashboard of such information.
Indexes: Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1423, 2. January 18, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Int. No. 1423

Int. No. 1423

 

By Council Members Chin, Levine, Kallos, Levin, Mendez, Rose, Crowley, Barron and Gentile

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring information on sidewalk sheds

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 9 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 9. DASHBOARDS

                     § 23-901 Definitions. As used in this chapter:

                     “Dashboard” means a data visualization tool publicly available on the internet that includes a customizable interface and uses current data from one or more sources, including, but not limited to, the web portal required by section 23-503 of this code.

                     “Department” means the department of information technology and telecommunications or any successor agency.

                     § 23-902 Sidewalk sheds. Within one year of the effective date of the local law that added this section, the department shall, in conjunction with the department of buildings, create a dashboard consisting of city data on sidewalk sheds, including, but not limited to, the data required to be reported in section 28-103.26 of this code.

                     § 2. Article 103 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-103.26 to read as follows:

§ 28-103.26 Report on sidewalk sheds. By no later than December 31, 2017, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the city council, and post on its website, a report on the number of sidewalk sheds installed or maintained in the city in the previous fiscal year, disaggregated by council district and community board. For each such sidewalk shed, the report shall include, at a minimum:

 

1. The date of installation and, if applicable, the date of removal;

 

2. The number of, and a description of, any violations attributable to such sidewalk shed;

 

3. The address of all buildings affected by such sidewalk shed;

 

4. The name of the company that installed such sidewalk shed;

 

5. The name of the company performing the work which required such sidewalk shed;

 

6. A description of the work which required the installation of such sidewalk shed;

 

7. The name of the owner of the building which requires such sidewalk shed;

 

8. The size of such sidewalk shed; and

 

9. The number of complaints received regarding the sidewalk shed, disaggregated by number and type.

 

                     § 3. This local law takes effect immediately after it becomes law.  Section 2 of this law shall expire and be of no further force and effect on and after January 1, 2026.

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