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File #: Int 1608-2017    Version: * Name: Penalties for the unauthorized alteration or demolition of a premises calendared by the landmarks preservation commission.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 5/10/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to penalties for the unauthorized alteration or demolition of a premises calendared by the landmarks preservation commission
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Vincent J. Gentile
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would increase the civil and criminal penalties for demolishing or altering a building without a Department of Buildings issued permit when such building is calendared for consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The civil penalty would be increased to not less than $25,000 and not more than $50,000. The criminal penalty would be increased to an amount not more than $50,000.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1608, 2. Int. No. 1608, 3. May 10, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/10/2017*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1608

 

By Council Members Rosenthal and Gentile

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to penalties for the unauthorized alteration or demolition of a premises calendared by the landmarks preservation commission

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 28-202.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new exception 4 to read as follows:

4.                     Demolition or alteration of a building or structure calendared by the landmarks preservation commission pursuant to section 25-303 in violation of section 105.2 of the building code shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than twenty-five thousand dollars and not more than fifty thousand dollars.

 

§ 2.  Section 28-203.1 of the administrative code is amended by adding a new exception 4 to read as follows:

4.                     Every person convicted of demolishing or altering a building or structure calendared by the landmarks preservation commission pursuant to section 25-303 in violation of section 105.2 of the building code shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than fifty thousand dollars or by imprisonment of not more than one year or by both such fine and imprisonment. 

 

§ 3.  This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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