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File #: Int 0510-2004    Version: * Name: Responsibility of an owner, lessee, tenant or person in charge of a vacant lot to maintain such lot and adjacent areas.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 12/7/2004
Enactment date: 12/19/2005 Law number: 2005/108
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the responsibility of an owner, lessee, tenant or person in charge of a vacant lot to maintain such lot and adjacent areas.
Sponsors: Michael E. McMahon, Gale A. Brewer, Yvette D. Clarke, Lewis A. Fidler, Alan J. Gerson, Robert Jackson, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, John C. Liu, Hiram Monserrate, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Helen Sears, Margarita Lopez, Andrew J. Lanza, James F. Gennaro, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 16
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 6/7/05, 2. Hearing Transcript 6/7/05, 3. Committee Report 11/17/05, 4. Hearing Transcript 11/17/05, 5. Fiscal Impact Statement, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11/30/05, 7. Local Law
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12/21/2005*Michael E. McMahon City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/2005*Michael E. McMahon Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/2005*Michael E. McMahon Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/2005*Michael E. McMahon City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/30/2005*Michael E. McMahon City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/17/2005*Michael E. McMahon Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/17/2005*Michael E. McMahon Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/2005*Michael E. McMahon Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/2005*Michael E. McMahon Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2004*Michael E. McMahon City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2004*Michael E. McMahon City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 510

 

By Council Members McMahon, Brewer, Clarke, Fidler, Gerson, Jackson, James, Koppell, Liu, Monserrate, Recchia Jr., Sears, Lopez, Lanza, Gennaro and The Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the responsibility of an owner, lessee, tenant or person in charge of a vacant lot to maintain such lot and adjacent areas.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Subdivision 2 of section 16-118 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

2.  (a)  Every owner, lessee, tenant, occupant or person in charge of any building or premises shall keep and cause to be kept the sidewalk, flagging and curbstone abutting said building or premises free from obstruction and nuisances of every kind, and shall keep said sidewalks, flagging, curbstones, and air shafts, areaways, backyards, courts and alleys free from garbage, refuse, rubbish, litter, debris and other offensive material.  Such persons shall also remove garbage, refuse, rubbish, litter, debris and other offensive material between the curbstone abutting the building or premises and the roadway area extending one and one-half feet from the curbstone into the street on which the building or premises front. Such persons shall not, however, be responsible for cleaning the garbage, refuse, rubbish, litter, debris and other offensive material which accumulates at catch basins located within the one and one-half foot distance from the curbstone into the street.

(b)  Every owner, lessee, tenant or person in charge of any vacant lot shall keep and cause to be kept the sidewalk, flagging and curbstone abutting said vacant lot free from obstruction and nuisances of every kind, and shall keep said sidewalks, flagging and curbstones free from garbage, refuse, rubbish, litter, debris and other offensive material.  Every owner, lessee, tenant or person in charge of any vacant lot shall keep and cause to be kept said vacant lot free from garbage, refuse, rubbish, litter, debris and other offensive material.  Such persons shall also remove garbage, refuse, rubbish, litter, debris and other offensive material between the curbstone abutting the vacant lot and the roadway area extending one and one-half feet from the curbstone into the street on which the vacant lot fronts.  Such persons shall not, however, be responsible for cleaning the garbage, refuse, rubbish, litter, debris and other offensive material which accumulates at catch basins located within the one and one-half foot distance from the curbstone into the street.

§ 3.  This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

LS #2026

CJC-11/29/04