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File #: Int 0393-2006    Version: * Name: Allowing the council to direct the landmarks preservation commission to hold a public hearing on a proposed designation.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 7/19/2006
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing the council to direct the landmarks preservation commission to hold a public hearing on a proposed designation.
Sponsors: Tony Avella, Letitia James, Annabel Palma, Diana Reyna, Kendall Stewart, Gale A. Brewer, Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Rosie Mendez, David I. Weprin, Melissa Mark-Viverito
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Attachments: 1. Memo In Support

Int. No. 393

 

By Council Members Avella, James, Palma, Reyna, Stewart, Brewer, Fidler, Gentile, Gonzalez, Mendez, Weprin and Mark-Viverito.

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to allowing the council to direct the landmarks preservation commission to hold a public hearing on a proposed designation.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Subdivision g of section 25-303 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by Local Law number 71 for the year 1991, is amended by adding a new subsection 3, to read as follows:

(3) Not more than two times in any calendar year, the council, by resolution adopted by a majority of its members, may publish a list of potential landmarks, interior landmarks, scenic landmarks, historic districts or historic district extensions or any combination thereof that it considers worthy of consideration by the commission and shall forward such resolution and list to the commission.  Such list shall be known as the “Council potential landmarks list”.  Upon receipt of the Council potential landmarks list, the commission, in the case of a landmark, interior landmark or scenic landmark shall conduct a public hearing on such listed items within sixty (60) days and, in the case of a historic district or historic district extension, shall conduct a public hearing within ninety (90) days.

 

§2.  This local law shall take effect on the first day of the month following its ratification by the voters of this city in a referendum to be held in the general election next following its enactment.

 

 

 

 

LS# 1244

07-10-06

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