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File #: Int 1464-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the DOB to include the existing and proposed building height when notifying council members and community boards of applications received, approved and rejected.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 3/13/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of buildings to include the existing and proposed building height when notifying council members and community boards of applications received, approved and rejected
Sponsors: Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal, Keith Powers , Ben Kallos, Carlina Rivera , Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: Currently, Department of Buildings (DOB) must weekly notify Council Members and community boards, by email, of applications that it receives, approves or denies for a new building permit or an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy. This bill would update this notice, requiring DOB to also include the existing and proposed building height in the notice.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1464, 2. Int. No. 1464, 3. March 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-13-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 13, 2019

Int. No. 1464

 

By Council Members Chin, Rosenthal, Powers, Kallos, Rivera and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of buildings to include the existing and proposed building height when notifying council members and community boards of applications received, approved and rejected

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Section 28-103.11 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 10 for the year 2016, is amended to read as follows:

§ 28-103.11 Applications and permits. The department shall receive and review applications, construction documents, and other related documents and shall issue permits, in accordance with the provisions of this code. The department shall, on a weekly basis, send council members and community boards, by electronic mail, a copy of all completed applications for a new building or an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy for a building, received during the prior week, disaggregated by community board and existing and proposed building height. In addition, the department shall post such information on its website on a weekly basis.

 

§ 2. Section 28-104.2.7.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by

local law number 10 for the year 2016, is amended to read as follows:

§ 28-104.2.7.1 Notification of approval. The department shall, on a weekly basis, send council members and community boards, by electronic mail, and post on its website, a copy of all notices of approval for applications sent to applicants during the prior week, disaggregated by community board and existing and proposed building height, for:

1. A new building or an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy for a building; and

2. Work at a building or part thereof for which construction and related documents shall not be accepted with less than full examination by the department pursuant to the exception to section 28-104.2.1.

 

§ 3. Section 28-104.2.8 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 10 for the year 2016, is amended to read as follows:

§ 28-104.2.8 Notification of rejection. Applications failing to comply with the provisions of this code and other applicable laws and rules shall be rejected and written notice of rejection, stating the grounds of rejection, shall be given to the applicant promptly and not later than the date required in section 28-104.2.7. The department shall, on a weekly basis, send council members and community boards, by electronic mail, a copy of all notices of a first rejection for applications for a new building or an alteration that will require a new certificate of occupancy for a building, sent to applicants during the prior week, disaggregated by community board and existing and proposed building height. In addition, the department shall post such information on its website on a weekly basis.

 

§ 4. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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