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File #: Int 0079-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the consideration of community impact in applications for base stations, black car bases, and luxury limousine bases.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
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 the consideration of community impact in applications for base stations, black car bases and luxury limousine bases
Sponsors: Chaim M. Deutsch
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: Under the bill, the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) would be required to consider community impact when reviewing an application for a license to operate a livery base, black car base or luxury limousine base. The TLC would consider whether granting a base a license would cause a negative impact on quality of life in the community, including the potential impact on traffic congestion, sidewalk congestion and noise. In addition, the TLC would be required to submit base applications to the affected Council Member and Community Board, and consider any comments submitted by such Council Member or Community Board.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 79, 2. Int. No. 79, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda
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Int. No. 79

 

By Council Member Deutsch

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the consideration of community impact in applications for base stations, black car bases and luxury limousine bases

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 5 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-548 to read as follows:

§ 19-548 Base applications. In reviewing an application for a license to operate a base station, black car base or luxury limousine base, the commission shall examine and consider any negative impact such base may have on quality of life in the vicinity of such base, including, but not limited to, the potential impact on traffic congestion, sidewalk congestion and noise. In addition, the commission shall submit a copy of such application to the council member and the community board for the area in which such base station would be located within five days of the receipt of such application and shall consider any comments received from such council member and community board during the commission’s review of such an application.

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

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