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File #: Int 0326-2006    Version: * Name: ULURP, Community Board Action Time Limits
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 5/10/2006
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter in relation to extending the time limits during July and August for community board action with respect to the uniform land use review procedure.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Rosie Mendez, James Sanders, Jr., Larry B. Seabrook, Helen D. Foster, John C. Liu
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Attachments: 1. Memo In Support

Int. No. 326

 

By Council Members Brewer, Fidler, Gentile, James, Mark-Viverito, Mendez, Sanders Jr., Seabrook, Foster and Liu

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter in relation to extending the time limits during July and August for community board action with respect to the uniform land use review procedure.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

 

                     Section 1. Subdivisions e and g of section one hundred ninety-seven-c of the New York city charter are hereby amended to read as follows:

                     e.                     Each affected community board shall, not later than sixty days after receipt of an application that has been certified pursuant to subdivision c of this section,

                     (1)                     notify the public of the application in a manner specified by the city planning commission pursuant to subdivision i of this section, and

                     (2)                     either (a) conduct a public hearing thereon and prepare and submit a written recommendation directly to the city planning commission and to the affected borough president or (b) where authorized by this charter, submit a written waiver of the right to conduct a public hearing and to submit such written recommendations to the commission and the affected borough president.

                     The sixty day time limitation shall be suspended during the months of July and August.  In calculating the sixty days, the time period commencing on the first day of July and ending on the first day of September inclusive, shall be considered one day.

                     g.                     [Not] Except during the sixty-day suspension period specified in subdivision e, not later than thirty days after the filing of a recommendation or waiver with the borough president by all affected community boards, or, if any affected community board shall fail to act, thirty days after the expiration of the time allowed for such community board to act, the borough president shall submit a written recommendation or waiver thereof to the city planning commission.

                     §2.                     This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

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