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File #: Int 1034-2009    Version: * Name: Nominating a property for consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 6/30/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to nominating a property for consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Sponsors: Tony Avella, Letitia James, Annabel Palma
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Attachments: 1. Memo In Support

Int. No. 1034

 

By Council Members Avella, James and Palma

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to nominating a property for consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.   Section 25-303 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by relettering subdivisions a through k as subdivisions b through l and adding a new subdivision a to read as follows:

a.                     Any person may nominate a property for landmark designation by filing a written request for evaluation containing such information as may be required by commission regulation.  Every completed request for evaluation shall be calendared for consideration and action at a public meeting of the commission within ninety (90) days of its submission in final form, together with such commission staff comment and recommendations as may be deemed appropriate.  At the public meeting of the commission, three affirmative votes by commission members present shall cause the scheduling of the nomination for landmark designation of the property for a public hearing before the commission, which shall be held within sixty (60) days thereafter, or on such date as a majority of the commission shall determine.  A public record shall be maintained of all commission votes on requests for evaluations.

                     §2. Paragraph 1 of subdivision b, as relettered by Section 1 of this bill, is amended to read as follows:

1.                     to designate and, as herein provided in subdivision [j] k, in order to effectuate the purposes of this chapter, to make supplemental designations to, a list of landmarks which are identified by a description setting forth the general characteristics and location thereof;

 

                     §3.  Subdivision f, as relettered by Section 1 of this bill is amended to read as follows:

                     f.                      Subject to the provisions of subdivisions [g] h and [h] i of this section, any   designation or amendment of a designation made by the commission pursuant to the provisions of subdivisions [a] b, [b] c and [c] d of this section shall be in full force and effect from and after the date of adoption thereof by the commission.

                     §4. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

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06-23-09

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