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File #: Int 0961-2018    Version: * Name: Extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 6/7/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Justin L. Brannan, Karen Koslowitz, Kalman Yeger , Andrew Cohen, Carlina Rivera , Diana Ayala , Paul A. Vallone, Carlos Menchaca, Ben Kallos, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel Dromm , Brad S. Lander, Alan N. Maisel, Eric A. Ulrich, (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 15
Summary: This local law adds three definitions to Title 11 chapter 2 subchapter 2 of the Administrative Code. The definitions are “green roof”, “solar panel roof”, and “white roof”. The bill also adds installation of a “green roof’, “solar panel roof” and a white roof” as an improvement that would qualify for reextension of exemption and tax abatement pursuant to J-51.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 961, 2. Int. No. 961, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-7-18, 4. Committee Report 1/28/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 1/28/19, 6. Hearing Transcript 1/28/19
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1/28/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/28/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/2018*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 961

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Brannan, Koslowitz, Yeger, Cohen, Rivera, Ayala, Vallone, Menchaca, Kallos, Rodriguez, Dromm, Lander, Maisel and Ulrich (at the request of the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                    

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 11-243 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new paragraphs 9, 10 and 11  to read as follows:

9. “Green roof” means a roofing system covered with vegetation and soil, or a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. 

10. “Solar panel roof” means a roofing system that utilizes solar panels or a photovoltaic device.

11. “White roof” means a roofing system that utilizes white paint to reflect radiation back into space.

§ 2. Subdivision b of section 11-243 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new paragraph 11 to read as follows:

; or (11) the installation or alteration of a green roof, solar panel roof, or a white roof.

§3. This local law takes effect immediately.

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Int. 164-2014

LS 6644

5/15/2018