File #: Int 2263-2021    Version: Name: Definition of major building.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 4/22/2021
Enactment date: 12/11/2021 Law number: 2021/147
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to the definition of major building
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Margaret S. Chin, (by request of the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would lower the threshold for a major building construction site to include construction sites that involve existing or proposed buildings 7 or more stories or 75 feet or more in height. This change would trigger additional site safety requirements for more construction sites.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2263-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 2263, 3. Int. No. 2263, 4. April 22, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-22-21, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 22, 2021, 7. Committee Report 9/13/21, 8. Hearing Testimony 9/13/21, 9. Hearing Transcript 9/13/21, 10. Proposed Int. No. 2263-A - 11/4/21, 11. Committee Report 11/10/21, 12. Hearing Transcript 11/10/21, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. November 10, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-10-21, 16. Int. No. 2263-A (FINAL), 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor
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12/13/2021ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/11/2021ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021ARobert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/13/2021*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/13/2021*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/22/2021*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/22/2021*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 2263-A

 

By Council Members Cornegy and Chin (by request of the Mayor)

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to the definition of major building

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. The definition of “major building” in section 202 of chapter 2 of the New York city building code, as amended by a local law for the year 2021, relating to bringing the administrative code of the city of New York, the New York city plumbing code, the New York city building code, the New York city mechanical code and the New York city fuel gas code and related provisions of law up to date with the 2015 editions of the international building, mechanical, fuel gas and plumbing codes, is amended to read as follows:                                                                                       

MAJOR BUILDING. An existing or proposed building [10] seven or more stories or [125 feet (38 100 mm)] 75 feet (22 860 mm) or more in height, or an existing or proposed building with a building footprint of 100,000 square feet (30 480 m2) or more regardless of height, or an existing or proposed building so designated by the commissioner due to unique hazards associated with the construction or demolition of the structure.

 

                     § 2. This local law takes effect three years after it becomes law and shall apply to permits issued or renewed on or after such date, provided that the commissioner of buildings may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

 

AS

10/29/21 3:13 p.m.