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File #: Int 1506-2019    Version: * Name: Power-operated and power-assisted doors.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 4/9/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to power-operated and power-assisted doors
Sponsors: Stephen T. Levin, Diana Ayala , Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require that certain types of new or renovated buildings have at least one power-operated or power-assisted door at an entrance and exit. It would also require signs that direct people to the power-operated or power-assisted door.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1506, 2. Int. No. 1506, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-9-19, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 9, 2019

Int. No. 1506

 

By Council Members Levin, Ayala and Chin

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to power-operated and power-assisted doors

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section BC 1109 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new section 1109.16 to read as follows:

1109.16 Power-operated doors. At least one door at an accessible entrance and egress to any Assembly Group A, Business Group B, Education Group E, Institutional Group I-1, I-2 or I-3, Mercantile Group M, Residential Group R-1 or Group R-2 occupancy shall be a power-operated or power-assisted and low-energy door that complies with Section 1008.1.4.2.

 

§ 2. Section 1110.2 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new item 6 to read as follows:

6. At each entrance or egress to a building required to have a power-operated or power-assisted and low-energy door in accordance with Section 1109.16, the nearest such power-operated door.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

NAB

LS #7930/8377/8607

11/7/18