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File #: Int 1051-2018    Version: * Name: Prohibiting street vendors within 20 feet of a firehouse.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
On agenda: 7/18/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting street vendors within 20 feet of a firehouse
Sponsors: Paul A. Vallone, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would prohibit street vendors from vending within 20 feet of any entrance or exit to a firehouse, or within 20 feet of the firehouse’s garage or driveway. This will prevent crowds from accumulating and obstructing firefighters and firetrucks during an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1051, 2. Int. No. 1051, 3. July 18, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1051

 

By Council Members Vallone and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting street vendors within 20 feet of a firehouse

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision d of section 17-315 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 18 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

d. No vending pushcart shall be located against display windows of fixed location businesses, nor shall they be within twenty feet of any entranceway to any building, store, firehouse, theatre, movie house, sports arena or other place of public assembly, or within twenty feet from exits, including service exits, to buildings that are exclusively residential at the street level.

§ 2. Subdivision e of section 17-315 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 19 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

e. No food vendor shall vend within any bus stop, taxi stand, within the portion of the sidewalk abutting any no standing zone adjacent to a hospital as defined in subdivision one of section 2801 of the New York state public health law, within ten feet of any driveway, any subway entrance or exit, or any crosswalk at any intersection. No food vendor shall vend within 20 feet of a firehouse’s driveway or firehouse’s garage.

§ 3. Subdivision d of section 20-465 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 18 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

d. No vending pushcart, stand or goods shall be located against display windows of fixed location businesses, nor shall they be within twenty feet from any entranceway to any building, store, firehouse, theatre, movie house, sports arena or other place of public assembly, or within twenty feet from exits, including service exits, to buildings that are exclusively residential at the street level.

§ 4. Subdivision e of section 20-465 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 19 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

e. No general vendor shall vend within any bus stop or taxi stand, within the portion of the sidewalk abutting any no standing zone adjacent to a hospital as defined in subdivision one of section 2801 of the New York state public health law, or within ten feet of any driveway, any subway entrance or exit, or any corner. No general vendor shall vend within 20 feet of a firehouse’s driveway or firehouse’s garage. For the purposes of this subdivision, ten feet from any corner shall be measured from a point where the property line on the nearest intersecting block face, when extended, meets the curb.

§ 5. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

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