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File #: Int 0069-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring commercial recreational boat proprietors seeking docking permits in city-owned marinas to designate parking for boat customers and visitors.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring commercial recreational boat proprietors seeking docking permits in city-owned marinas to designate parking for boat customers and visitors
Sponsors: Chaim M. Deutsch
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the city Department of Parks and Recreation to require proprietors of commercial recreational boats, as a condition of the Department issuing or renewing commercial recreational docking permits in city-owned marinas, to designate parking spaces for the customers of their boats. As part of the new docking permit condition, the Department would require of the proprietors that the number of designated parking spaces equal or exceed 50 percent of the legal capacity of each proprietor’s boat. The Department would also require that the designated parking spaces be located within three city blocks of each commercial recreational boat’s docking location.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required, Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 69, 2. Int. No. 69, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 69

 

By Council Member Deutsch

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring commercial recreational boat proprietors seeking docking permits in city-owned marinas to designate parking for boat customers and visitors

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-156 to read as follows: 

§ 18-156 Designated parking spaces for customers of, and visitors to, commercial recreational boats docking in city-owned marinas. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

City block. The term “city block” means the distance from one city street to the next.

City-owned marina. The term “city-owned marina” means any marina where commercial recreational boats are required to obtain a docking permit pursuant to chapter 3 of title 56 of the rules of the city of New York.

Commercial recreational boat. The term “commercial recreational boat” means a vessel that is 14 feet in length or longer, measured from end to end over the deck; operated by the owner of the vessel or an employee of the owner; and rented or leased by the owner for a group recreational event consisting of more than six passengers.

Designated parking space. The term “designated parking space” means a location that a commercial recreational boat proprietor reserves for the exclusive use of a customer of, or visitor to, a commercial recreational boat that docks in a city-owned marina.

b. The department shall require any person seeking a docking permit for a commercial recreational boat at a city-owned marina to provide designated parking spaces for customers of, and visitors to, such boat as a condition of being issued or renewing such permit. The department shall require that the designated parking spaces:

1. Equal or exceed in number 50 percent of the legal capacity of such commercial recreational boat; and

2. Are located within three city blocks of such commercial recreational boat’s docking location.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the department of parks and recreation may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

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