File #: Int 0033-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring that notices of violation issued by the department of sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 2/10/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that notices of violation issued by the department of sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation
Sponsors: Kalman Yeger , Christopher Marte
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require that notices of violation issued by the Department of Sanitation be accompanied by at least one date- and time-stamped photograph of the alleged violation, and an affidavit from the issuing agent containing the date, time and precise location where the photograph was taken, and the name of the individual who took the photograph.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 33, 2. Int. No. 33, 3. February 10, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-10-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 10, 2022

Int. No. 33

 

By Council Members Yeger and Marte

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that notices of violation issued by the department of sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 16-133 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision f to read as follows:

f. All notices of violation issued by agents of the department to any person or entity charged with a violation of any of the provisions of this title or any rules promulgated pursuant thereto shall be accompanied by a photograph or photographs evidencing the alleged violation. Each such photograph shall contain an unalterable record of the date and time taken, and the name of the individual who took the photograph. Each such notice of violation shall be accompanied by an affidavit from the issuing agent containing the date, time and precise location where the photograph was taken, and the name of the individual who took the photograph. A copy of each notice of violation served shall be filed and retained by the department, and shall be deemed a record kept in the ordinary course of business, and shall be rebuttable evidence of the facts contained therein.

§ 2.  This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

LS #7193

01/31/22