File #: Int 0442-2022    Version: * Name: Abating rodents as a requirement for the issuance of certain construction permits.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 5/26/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to abating rodents as a requirement for the issuance of certain construction permits
Sponsors: Erik D. Bottcher, Sandy Nurse, Chi A. Ossé, Farah N. Louis, Christopher Marte, Nantasha M. Williams, Shekar Krishnan, Shahana K. Hanif, Mercedes Narcisse, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Tiffany Cabán, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Alexa Avilés, Justin L. Brannan, Lynn C. Schulman, Crystal Hudson, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Charles Barron, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Rita C. Joseph, Amanda Farías, Shaun Abreu, Lincoln Restler, Kevin C. Riley, Diana I. Ayala, Keith Powers , James F. Gennaro, Carmen N. De La Rosa, Robert F. Holden, (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough Presiden, (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 29
Summary: This bill would mandate that before a permit authorizing certain building alterations in a rat mitigation zone, the applicant must demonstrate that rat mitigation measures have been taken.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 442, 2. Int. No. 442, 3. May 26, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-26-22, 5. Committee Report 6/21/22, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/21/22, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/21/22, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 26, 2022

Int. No. 442

 

By Council Members Bottcher, Nurse, Ossé, Louis, Marte, Williams, Krishnan, Hanif, Narcisse, Brooks-Powers, Cabán, Gutiérrez, Avilés, Brannan, Schulman, Hudson, Richardson Jordan, Barron, Sanchez, Joseph, Farías, Abreu, Restler, Riley, Ayala, Powers, Gennaro, De La Rosa and Holden (in conjunction with the Brooklyn Borough President) (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to abating rodents as a requirement for the issuance of certain construction permits

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Article 105 of chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-105.2.3 to read as follows:

§ 28-105.2.3 Rodent abatement in rat mitigation zones. Prior to the issuance of a permit authorizing work on 50% or more of the area of a building, the performance of vertical or horizontal enlargement adding more than 25% of the area of a building or demolition of more than 50% of the area of a building, the applicant shall certify that a licensed pest management professional has been retained to prevent and control for rodents, provided that (i) this requirement shall apply only to buildings located in rat mitigation zones designated by the department of health and mental hygiene, (ii) this requirement shall not apply to a building until 7 months after the location of such building has been included in a rat mitigation zone designated by such department, and (iii) the department may, by rule, establish additional criteria limiting the kinds of buildings to which this section applies.

 

§ 2.  This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

Session 12

JSA

LS #245, 8166

4/15/2022

 

Session 11

TBD/MPC/NKA

LS #1228

Int. #658-2018