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File #: Int 0048-2018    Version: Name: Creation of wind maps demonstrating wind energy generation potential within the city.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: 5/26/2018 Law number: 2018/104
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of wind maps demonstrating wind energy generation potential within the city
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Justin L. Brannan, Adrienne E. Adams, Ruben Diaz, Sr., Ritchie J. Torres, Helen K. Rosenthal, Mark Gjonaj , Carlos Menchaca, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: This bill amends the Administrative Code of the City of New York ยง 24-806 to develop a detailed wind resource assessment for buildings taller than 100 feet and on waterfront blocks in medium or higher density residential, commercial or manufacturing districts located in the areas identified in the Zone Green Text Amendment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 48, 2. Int. No. 48, 3. Committee Report 2/26/18, 4. Hearing Testimony 2/26/18, 5. Hearing Transcript 2/26/18, 6. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 7. Proposed Int. No. 48-A - 4/27/18, 8. Committee Report 4/23/18, 9. Hearing Transcript 4/23/18, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-25-18, 11. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 25, 2018, 12. Int. No. 48-A (FINAL), 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 15. Local Law 104
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/29/2018ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2018ACosta G. Constantinides Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2018ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2018ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/23/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/23/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/23/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/23/2018ACosta G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2018*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/31/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/31/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 48-A

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Espinal, Brannan, Adams, Diaz, Torres, Rosenthal, Gjonaj, Menchaca and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of wind maps demonstrating wind energy generation potential within the city

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 8 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 24-806 to read as follows:

§ 24-806 Wind resource assessment. The mayor shall include in each long-term sustainability plan required by subdivision e of section 20 of the charter, a wind resource assessment to identify and map the areas of the city where wind resources are available for the effective utilization of (i) a wind turbine appurtenant to a building that has a height of 100 feet or more, (ii) a wind turbine appurtenant to a building of any height located in a waterfront area or (iii) where wind resources are available for freestanding wind turbines in a waterfront area. Such assessment shall be made publicly available online together with a description of the methodology used to conduct such assessment. For the purposes of this section, the term “waterfront area” shall have the meaning ascribed to such term in the New York city zoning resolution.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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Int. 1726-2017 / LS 11293

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