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File #: Int 1341-2019    Version: * Name: Fire lanes in open parking lots that can store over 100 vehicles.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 1/24/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to fire lanes in open parking lots that can store over 100 vehicles
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Robert F. Holden, Justin L. Brannan, Keith Powers , James G. Van Bramer
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require certain open parking lots to have fire lanes so that a fire truck may reach all portions of the lot. This requirement would apply to all new and existing open parking lots that have the capacity to store more than 100 motor vehicles, and must be met by January 1, 2020.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1341, 2. Int. No. 1341, 3. January 24, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-24-19

Int. No. 1341

 

By Council Members Borelli, Holden, Brannan, Powers and Van Bramer

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to fire lanes in open parking lots that can store over 100 vehicles

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Article 315 of chapter 3 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-315.2.5 to read as follows:

§ 28-315.2.5 Fire lanes. Fire lanes shall be provided and installed in accordance with section 406.7.10.5 of the New York city building code by no later than January 1, 2020.

 

§ 2. Chapter 4 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new section 406.7.10.5 to read as follows:

406.7.10.5 Fire lanes. In an open parking lot that has the capacity for storage of more than 100 motor vehicles at any given time, one or more fire lanes shall be provided to permit access to all parts of the garage or lot.

 

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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