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File #: Int 2269-2021    Version: * Name: Requiring the use of pet-friendly materials to address ice on roadways.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 4/22/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the use of pet-friendly materials to address ice on roadways
Sponsors: Mark Gjonaj
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Sanitation’s annual snow removal plan to include plans for distributing materials that will be used to address ice on roadways, and prohibits the use of materials that harm or irritate animals for this purpose.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2269, 2. Int. No. 2269, 3. April 22, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 2269

 

By Council Member Gjonaj

 

 A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the use of pet-friendly materials to address ice on roadways

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision b of section 16-124.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 28 for the year 2011, is amended to read as follows:

(4) How the department plans to address the following types of tasks during a snow event: (i) plowing and/or removal of snow and ice from streets within each borough; (ii) plowing and/or removal of snow and ice from curb cuts and pedestrian medians at intersections on primary streets; (iii) plowing and/or removal of snow and ice from crosswalks, sidewalks adjacent to parks and bus stops; and (iv) dispersal of [salt,] ice melting materials, sand or other [material] materials that may be applied to roads in icy or snowy conditions, which shall not include materials that harm or irritate animals; and

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

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