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File #: Int 0816-2000    Version: * Name: Prohibiting any motor vehicle other than a passenger car to park within fifteen feet of a street corner.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 9/13/2000
Enactment date: 12/31/2001 Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting any motor vehicle other than a passenger car to park within fifteen feet of a street corner.
Sponsors: Thomas V. Ognibene, Kathryn E. Freed, Lloyd Henry, Karen Koslowitz, Madeline T. Provenzano, Michael J. Abel, Stephen J. Fiala, Martin J. Golden, James S. Oddo, Adolfo Carrion, Sheldon S. Leffler, Helen M. Marshall, Michael C. Nelson, Victor L. Robles, Juanita E. Watkins
Council Member Sponsors: 15
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2001*Thomas V. Ognibene City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/5/2001*Thomas V. Ognibene Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/5/2001*Thomas V. Ognibene Committee on Transportation Deferred  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/13/2000*Thomas V. Ognibene Legislative Documents Unit Printed Item Laid on Desk  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/13/2000*Thomas V. Ognibene City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/13/2000*Thomas V. Ognibene City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 816
 
By Council Members Ognibene, Freed, Henry, Koslowitz, Provenzano, Abel, Fiala, Golden and Oddo; also Council Members Carrion, Leffler, Marshall, Nelson, Robles and Watkins
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting any motor vehicle other than a passenger car to park within fifteen feet of a street corner.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 19 is amended by adding a new section 19-169.3 to read as follows:
      § 19-169.3  Parking; prohibition.  a.  No motor vehicle other than a passenger car, as defined in subdivision two of section 19-162.1 of this title, shall be permitted to park within fifteen feet of any street corner.  This prohibition shall include, but not be limited to, buses, commercial vehicles and vans.  For purposes of this section, in no event shall any passenger car exceed five feet in height.
  1. Exceptions.  This section shall not apply to the following vehicles:
1.  Authorized emergency vehicles including every police vehicle, fire vehicle, emergency ambulance service vehicle, and every other authorized emergency vehicle as defined in section 101 of the vehicle and traffic law; and
2.  Vehicles registered in accordance with section 404-a of the vehicle and traffic law and being used for the transportation of handicapped persons, vehicles bearing valid New York city special parking identification permits, and vehicles bearing handicapped plates issued by New York state pursuant to sections 1203-a or 1203-b of the vehicle and traffic law.
c.  A violation of this section shall be punishable by the monetary fine authorized for violation of the rules and regulations of the commissioner in paragraph one of subdivision a of section twenty nine hundred and three of the New York city charter.
      §2.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon its enactment into law.