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File #: Int 1150-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the inspection of water tanks prior to cleaning.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 10/17/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the inspection of water tanks prior to cleaning
Sponsors: Ben Kallos, Mark Levine, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Ruben Diaz, Sr.
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This local law would require that water tanks are inspected prior to being cleaned, to ensure the most accurate results.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1150, 2. Int. No. 1150, 3. October 17, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 10/30/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 10/30/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 10/30/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/30/18 - Part 2

Int. No. 1150

 

By Council Members Kallos, Levine, Ampry-Samuel and Diaz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the inspection of water tanks prior to cleaning

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision b of section 17-194 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 239 for the year 2017, is amended to read as follows:

 b. Any owner of a building that has a water tank as part of its drinking water supply system shall have such water tank inspected at least once annually. Such inspection shall ensure that the water tank complies with all provisions of the administrative code of the city of New York, the construction codes of the city of New York and the health code of the city of New York. Such inspection shall occur prior to the cleaning of the water tank. The results of such inspection shall be recorded in a manner prescribed by the commissioner. Such results shall be maintained by the owner for at least five years from the date of inspection and shall be made available to the department upon request within five business days. Documentation of such annual inspection shall be submitted in a form and manner prescribed by the department. Such documentation shall state whether or not all applicable requirements were met at the time of inspection and provide a description of any non-compliance with applicable requirements.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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LS #7163

10/09/18