File #: Int 0239-2022    Version: * Name: Education and outreach regarding solar and green roof requirements.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 4/28/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to education and outreach regarding solar and green roof requirements
Sponsors: James F. Gennaro, Eric Dinowitz, Althea V. Stevens, Kalman Yeger , Lincoln Restler, Shekar Krishnan, Sandy Nurse, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Lynn C. Schulman, Tiffany Cabán, Amanda Farías
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to conduct targeted outreach every five years to inform building owners about the solar and green roof requirements mandated by Local Law 92 of 2019 and Local Law 94 of 2019. DOB would also be required to post notices and educational materials on the department’s website and submit a report describing the methods of targeted outreach employed by the DOB every five years.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 239, 2. Int. No. 239, 3. April 28, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-28-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 28, 2022

Int. No. 239

 

By Council Members Gennaro, Dinowitz, Stevens, Yeger, Restler, Krishnan, Nurse, Sanchez, Schulman, Cabán and Farías

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to education and outreach regarding solar and green roof requirements

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-103.37 to read as follows:

§ 28-103.37 Education and outreach on solar and green roof requirements. No later than January 31, 2023, and by January 31 every five years thereafter, the department shall conduct targeted outreach to notify and educate building owners about the requirements of section 1511 of the New York city building code. Notices and educational materials distributed pursuant to this section shall include, but not be limited to, information regarding the requirements of section 1511 of the New York city building code and notice as to which buildings such requirements apply. Such notices and educational materials shall be prepared in plain language using words with common everyday meanings and made available in all of the designated citywide languages, as defined in section 23-1101. Such notices and educational materials shall also be made available on the department’s website.

 

§ 28-103.37.1 Reporting. No later than May 31, 2023, and by May 31 every five years thereafter, the department shall submit to the speaker of the council a report describing the methods of targeted outreach used to comply with this section.

 

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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