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File #: Int 2218-2021    Version: * Name: Expanding the city’s temporary outdoor dining program to include food service establishments not located adjacent to sidewalks or roadways, and to allow limited food preparation activities on such sidewalks or roadways.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
On agenda: 2/11/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to expanding the city's temporary outdoor dining program to include food service establishments not located adjacent to sidewalks or roadways, and to allow limited food preparation activities on such sidewalks or roadways
Sponsors: Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would expand the city’s existing temporary outdoor dining program to include restaurants not located adjacent to sidewalks and roadways, with permission of the relevant property owner. It would also allow such establishments to prepare food in such temporary outdoor space subject to limits and guidance by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Fire Department and other relevant city agencies.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2218, 2. Int. No. 2218, 3. February 11, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-11-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 11, 2021

Int. No. 2218

 

By Council Member Koo

 

A Local Law in relation to expanding the city’s temporary outdoor dining program to include food service establishments not located adjacent to sidewalks or roadways, and to allow limited food preparation activities on such sidewalks or roadways

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Local law number 77 for the year 2020, as amended by local law number 114 for the year 2020, is amended to add a new subdivision g to read as follows:

g. Food service establishments not located adjacent to sidewalks or roadways. The city shall allow food service establishments that are not located adjacent to sidewalks or roadways to use nearby sidewalk or roadway space for outdoor dining with the approval of the property owner adjacent to such space. The city shall also allow such food service establishments, with the permission of the adjacent property owner, to prepare food in such temporary outdoor dining area pursuant to guidance issued by the department of health and mental hygiene, the fire department and any other relevant city agencies.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

BAM

LS 16117

12/28/20