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File #: Int 1972-2020    Version: * Name: Suspending demolition permits for properties under consideration for landmark or historic district designation.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 6/18/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to suspending demolition permits for properties under consideration for landmark or historic district designation
Sponsors: Carlos Menchaca, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Buildings to immediately suspend a permit for a full demolition or partial demolition when the property has been calendared by the Landmarks Preservation Commission for consideration of designation as a landmark site, interior landmark or as part of a historic district.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1972, 2. Int. No. 1972, 3. June 18, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-18-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 18, 2020

Int. No. 1972

 

By Council Members Menchaca and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to suspending demolition permits for properties under consideration for landmark or historic district designation

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Article 105 of chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-105.10.3 to read as follows:

§ 28-105.10.3 Immediate suspension in cases of potential designation as a landmark. The commissioner shall immediately suspend any permit for a full or partial demolition without prior notice to the permit holder when the landmarks preservation commission adopts a motion to calendar the property for consideration of designation as a landmark site, interior landmark or as part of a historic district. The commissioner shall notify the permit holder, without delay, that the permit has been suspended and the reasons for the suspension, that it is proposed to be revoked and that the permit holder has the right to present to the commissioner or the commissioner’s representative within 10 business days of delivery of the notice by hand or 15 calendar days of the posting of notice by mail information as to why the permit should not be revoked.

 

§ 2. This local law takes effect on the same date that a local law for the year 2020 amending the administrative code of the city of New York, relating to construction documents for properties under consideration for landmark or historic district designation, as proposed in introduction number 1046, takes effect.

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