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File #: Int 0927-2009    Version: Name: Unlawful damage or removal of trees within a Special Natural Area District.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 2/11/2009
Enactment date: 6/29/2009 Law number: 2009/032
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the unlawful damage or removal of trees within a Special Natural Area District.
Sponsors: James S. Oddo, Gale A. Brewer, Alan J. Gerson, Robert Jackson, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Sara M. Gonzalez, James F. Gennaro, John C. Liu
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 927 - 2/11/09, 2. Committee Report 5/21/09, 3. Hearing Transcript 5/21/09, 4. Hearing Testimony 5/21/09, 5. Committee Report 6/9/09, 6. Hearing Transcript 6/9/09, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6/10/09, 8. Press Release, 9. Fiscal Impact Statement, 10. Local Law
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/29/2009AJames S. Oddo City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2009AJames S. Oddo Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2009AJames S. Oddo Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/10/2009AJames S. Oddo City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/10/2009AJames S. Oddo City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2009*James S. Oddo Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2009*James S. Oddo Committee on Parks and Recreation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2009*James S. Oddo Committee on Parks and Recreation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/9/2009AJames S. Oddo Committee on Parks and Recreation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2009*James S. Oddo Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/21/2009*James S. Oddo Committee on Parks and Recreation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2009*James S. Oddo City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2009*James S. Oddo City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 927-A

 

By Council Members Oddo, Brewer, Gerson, Jackson, James, Koppell, Mark-Viverito, Gonzalez, Gennaro and Liu

 

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the unlawful damage or removal of trees within a Special Natural Area District.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

           

Section 1. Section 28-201.2.2 of article 202 of chapter 2 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new item 4 to read as follows:

4. A violation of the zoning resolution by any person for causing damage to or removing a tree within a Special Natural Area District, as defined in the zoning resolution.

4.1 The fine or civil penalty for a violation described in item 4 shall be not less than seven hundred fifty dollars for each tree damaged or removed.

§2. This local law shall take effect 120 days after it shall have been enacted into law, except that the commissioner of buildings shall promulgate such rules as may be necessary to implement the provisions of this local law prior to such date.