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File #: Int 0003-2006    Version: Name: Demolition work without a permit.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/1/2006
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to demolition work without a permit.
Sponsors: Tony Avella, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., James Sanders, Jr., Kendall Stewart, James Vacca, Thomas White, Jr., Helen Sears, Gale A. Brewer, Robert Jackson, Rosie Mendez, James S. Oddo, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 20
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 3 - 2/1/2006, 2. Committee Report 5/16/06, 3. Hearing Transcript 5/16/06, 4. Committee Report 10/30/06, 5. Hearing Transcript 10/30/06
Proposed Int. No. 3-A
 
By Council Members Avella, Comrie, Fidler, Gentile, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Mark-Viverito, Nelson, Palma, Recchia Jr., Sanders Jr., Stewart, Vacca, White Jr., Sears, Brewer, Jackson, Mendez, Oddo and The Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to demolition work without a permit.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Section 26-248 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision (j) to read as follows:
j.  In addition to the penalties provided for in this section and in section 26-212.1 of this chapter, any person who is convicted of conducting demolition work without a permit, except when such work is performed at the direction of the commissioner or the commissioner of housing preservation and development to remove a dangerous or unsafe condition, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed five thousand dollars, or by imprisonment not to exceed six months or both.  Such person shall also be subject to a civil penalty of not more than five thousand dollars to be recovered in a proceeding brought in the name of the city in any court of competent jurisdiction or in a proceeding before the environmental control board.
ยง2.      This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
 
10-16-06, 7:00 pm