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File #: Int 1688-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring DOITT to provide a map of where cellular telephone service equipment has been installed.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 9/12/2019
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 information technology and telecommunications to provide a map of where cellular telephone service equipment has been installed
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to develop and publish a publically accessible interactive map that shows locations where cellular telephone equipment is installed. The map would be updated monthly to reflect additional installations or changes to the locations of such equipment and would be searchable by address, borough, block, lot and type of equipment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1688, 2. Int. No. 1688, 3. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 12, 2019

Int. No. 1688

 

By Council Member Borelli

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of information technology and telecommunications to provide a map of where cellular telephone service equipment has been installed

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 28-103.14.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 33 for the year 2007, is amended to read as follows:

§ 28-103.14.1 [List of permits for cellular] Cellular antenna. a. List of permits. The commissioner shall maintain a separate list of alteration permits issued for the erection or placement of antennae used to provide cellular telephone or similar service or any structure related to such service which shall, at a minimum, set forth the name, business address and business telephone number of the applicant, the date of the application, the date the permit was issued, the location for which the permit was issued, including the premises address and the zoning district, whether residential, commercial, or manufacturing, and the number of permits issued for such purpose at the same location. Such list shall be made available to the public upon request between regular business hours and shall be available to the public in electronic format on a 24-hour basis on the department’s website.

                     b. Map of equipment. The department of information technology and telecommunications, in consultation with the department, shall develop and publish on its website a publicly accessible interactive map of the locations of cellular telephone equipment throughout the city, including, but not limited to, antennae, transmitters, receivers, boxes and component parts used for the installation and maintenance of cellular network technology. Such map shall be searchable by address, borough, block, lot number and type of equipment, and shall be updated every month to reflect additional installations or changes to the locations of such equipment.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

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