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File #: Int 0433-2018    Version: * Name: Locking playgrounds in city parks.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to locking playgrounds in city parks
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require that the gates at all exclusive children’s playgrounds under the control of the Parks Department that are enclosed by a gated fence be locked in the evening when such playground is closed to the public, or by 9:00 p.m., whichever is earlier, and be unlocked no earlier than 5:45 a.m.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 433, 2. Int. No. 433, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 433

 

By Council Members Constantinides and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to locking playgrounds in city parks

 

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 18-154 to read as follows:

§ 18-154 Locking park playground gates after dark.  The gates at all exclusive childrens playgrounds under the control of the department that are enclosed by a gated fence shall be locked in the evening when such playground is closed to the public, or by 9:00 p.m., whichever is earlier, and shall be unlocked no earlier than 5:45 a.m.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

JCH/KS

LS # 7842/Int 1184/2016

LS 125

12/8/17