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File #: Int 1857-2020    Version: * Name: Signs posted on park entrances that are visible at night.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 1/23/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to signs posted on park entrances that are visible at night
Sponsors: Mathieu Eugene
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to ensure that signs posted at the entrances of parks and playgrounds that display park rules and hours of operation are visible at night.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1857, 2. Int. No. 1857, 3. January 23, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-23-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 23, 2020

Int. No. 1857

 

By Council Member Eugene

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to signs posted on park entrances that are visible at night

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-156 to read as follows:

§ 18-156 Signage visibility at night. Each sign that is posted to an entrance of a park or playground under the jurisdiction of the department that indicates the rules and operating hours of such park or playground shall be illuminated during the period of time beginning at sunset and ending at sunrise.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 3 years after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of parks and recreation may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such effective date.

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LS 11800 and 11807

12/18/19