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File #: Int 2070-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring building wrap on certain supported scaffolds.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 9/16/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to requiring building wrap on certain supported scaffolds
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the use of building wrap on buildings with supported scaffolds that have been standing for more than one year. The building wrap would be required to be printed with an aesthetically consistent rendering of the building’s facade. Installation would occur in conformity with Building Department and Public Design Commission rules.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2070, 2. Int. No. 2070, 3. September 16, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-16-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 16, 2020

Int. No. 2070

 

By Council Members Borelli and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to requiring building wrap on certain supported scaffolds

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section BC 3314 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new section 3314.31 to read as follows:

3314.31 Building wrap on certain supported scaffolds. Building wrap shall be installed on supported scaffolds in accordance with the requirements of Sections 3314.31.1 through 3314.31.5.

 

3314.31.1 Scope. The requirement in Section 3314.31 shall apply to all supported scaffolds for which a permit is required pursuant to Section 3314.2 and which have been in place more than 365 days after the date of the installation inspection report completed pursuant to Section 3314.4.3.3.

 

Exception: The requirement in Section 3314.31 shall not apply where safety netting systems are required pursuant to Section 3308.

 

3314.31.2 Approved building wrap. The term “building wrap” means a material designed to cover supported scaffolds and is printed with an aesthetically consistent rendering of the building’s facade. Building wrap shall not include any illumination, electronic signage, protrusions or projections. All building wrap shall comply with the New York city construction codes, including the building code, and other applicable requirements.

 

3314.31.3 Illumination prohibited. Building wrap shall not be illuminated.

 

3314.31.4 Required signs unobstructed. Building wrap shall not obscure any sign required to be posted pursuant to Section 3301.9.

 

3314.31.5 Installation. Building wrap shall be installed in conformity with rules promulgated by the department in consultation with the public design commission.

 

§ 2. This local law takes effect 1 year after it becomes law.                      

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