File #: Int 2180-2020    Version: * Name: Results of noise inspections.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 12/10/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to results of noise inspections.
Sponsors: Keith Powers , Ben Kallos, Kalman Yeger , Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would mandate that the Department of Environmental Protection publish the results of their noise inspections online within 24 hours after they have been completed.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2180, 2. Int. No. 2180, 3. December 10, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 10, 2020, 6. Committee Report 12/1/21, 7. Hearing Testimony 12/1/21, 8. Hearing Transcript 12/1/21

Int. No. 2180


By Council Members Powers, Kallos, Yeger and Cornegy


A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to results of noise inspections.


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 24-207 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 53 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

(f) The commissioner shall publish on the city's website:

(i) the manner by which noise levels shall be measured during inspections conducted pursuant to this section and in accordance with section 24-217.1 which shall be available online[.] and

(ii) the results of each inspection, which shall be available online within 24 hours after such inspection has been completed.

[(f)](g) By no later than January 31 of each year, the department shall submit to the mayor and the council, and publicly post on its website, a report, containing, at a minimum, for the previous calendar year:

(i) the number of inspectors employed by the department;

(ii) the number of complaints regarding noise received by the department, disaggregated by the type of noise;

(iii) the number of after hours noise complaints responded to within the amount of time prescribed by rule as well as the number of duplicative after hours noise complaints;

(iv) the number of non-violation resolutions to complaints;

(v) the number of noise related violations issued;

(vi) the number of such violations which were dismissed;

(vii) the amount of civil penalties which were paid pursuant to such violations;

(viii) the number of alternative noise mitigation plans approved pursuant to section 24-221 of this code; and

(ix) the number of written stop work orders issued pursuant to section 24-223.1 of this code.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.


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