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File #: Int 2134-2020    Version: * Name: Preparation of plans in connection with petitions for revocable consents for sidewalk cafes.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
On agenda: 10/15/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the preparation of plans in connection with petitions for revocable consents for sidewalk cafes
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Daniel Dromm , Ben Kallos, Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: Currently, an application for a sidewalk café must be accompanied by a drawing plan of the proposed layout. That drawing must be prepared by licensed architect or engineer. This bill would allow sidewalk café applicants to self-prepare such plans.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2134, 2. Int. No. 2134, 3. Committee Report 9/30/20, 4. Hearing Testimony 9/30/20, 5. Hearing Transcript 9/30/20, 6. October 15, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-15-20, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 15, 2020
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9/30/2020*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Transportation P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
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9/30/2020*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 2134

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Dromm, Kallos and Chin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the preparation of plans in connection with petitions for revocable consents for sidewalk cafes

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 20-225 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

a. The petition shall be in such form as prescribed by the department[.] and shall include an accurate drawing of required clearances, space to be occupied, and the locations of tables and chairs; provided, however that the department shall permit such drawings to be developed by the petitioner and shall not require that such drawings be developed, reviewed, or approved by an architect, engineer, or other professional third party. The petition shall be filed with the department which, within five days of the filing of such petition shall forward copies thereof to the department of city planning, the department of environmental protection and the landmarks preservation commission for review pursuant to subdivision b of this section. The department shall forward copies of the petition, within five days of the filing of such petition, to the speaker of the council and to the council member in whose district the cafe is proposed to be located, for informational purposes.

§ 2. Subdivision a of section 20-226 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:

a. The petition shall be in such form as prescribed by the department[.] and shall include an accurate drawing of required clearances, space to be occupied, and the locations of tables and chairs; provided, however that the department shall permit such drawings to be developed by the petitioner and shall not require that such drawings be developed, reviewed, or approved by an architect, engineer, or other professional third party.  The department shall forward copies of the petition, within five days of the filing of such petition, to the president of the borough in which the cafe is proposed to be located, the speaker of the council and the council member in whose district the cafe is proposed to be located, for information purposes, and to the community board for the community district in which the cafe is proposed to be located, for review pursuant to subdivision b of this section.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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