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File #: Int 0334-2004    Version: * Name: Prohibiting operation of one or more circulation devices that sound level is in excess of the permitted decibel level.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 4/21/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the operation of one or more circulation devices that create a sound level in excess of the permitted decibel level.
Sponsors: James F. Gennaro, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Tony Avella, Alan J. Gerson, Michael C. Nelson, Joel Rivera, Allan W. Jennings, Jr., G. Oliver Koppell, John C. Liu, Helen Sears, David I. Weprin, Sara M. Gonzalez
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Attachments: 1. Memo In Support

Int. No. 334

 

 

By Council Members Gennaro, Addabbo, Avella, Gerson, Nelson, Rivera, Jennings, Koppell, Liu, Sears, Weprin and Gonzalez

 

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the operation of one or more circulation devices that create a sound level in excess of the permitted decibel level.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1.  Section 24-237 of the administrative code of  the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

                     §24-237  Circulation devices.  No person shall operate or permit to be operated a circulation device or circulation devices, alone or in combination, in such a manner as to create a sound level in excess of 45 dB (A) when measured inside the dwelling unit affected in a line with the window nearest the exterior face of such circulation device or devices.  The measurement shall be taken with the window fully open at a point three feet from the open portion of the window.

                     §2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after it shall have become a law.