File #: Int 0500-2022    Version: * Name: Prohibiting the issuance of private vehicle parking permits and revoking such existing permits.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
On agenda: 6/2/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the issuance of private vehicle parking permits and revoking such existing permits, and repealing subdivisions d, h and i of section 19-162.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, and sections 14-183, 14-183.1, and 19-162.4 of the administrative code of the city of New York in relation thereto
Sponsors: Lincoln Restler, Christopher Marte, Gale A. Brewer, Rita C. Joseph, Sandy Nurse, Tiffany Cabán, Alexa Avilés, Erik D. Bottcher, Julie Won, Chi A. Ossé, Kristin Richardson Jordan
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would prohibit any city agency from issuing parking permits to private vehicles that do not have an elected official license plate, and would provide for the revocation of such parking permits. This bill would not apply to parking permits issued for people with disabilities or to parking permits required to be issued pursuant to the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 500, 2. Int. No. 500, 3. June 2, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-2-22

Int. No. 500

 

By Council Members Restler, Marte, Brewer, Joseph, Nurse, Cabán, Avilés, Bottcher, Won, Ossé and Richardson Jordan

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the issuance of private vehicle parking permits and revoking such existing permits, and repealing subdivisions d, h and i of section 19-162.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, and sections 14-183, 14-183.1, and 19-162.4 of the administrative code of the city of New York in relation thereto

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivisions a and b and of section 19-162.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 9 for the year 2020, are amended to read as follows:

a. [Definition.] Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

City-issued parking permit. The term “city-issued parking permit” means a permit issued by [the department or the department of education, if the commissioner has delegated authority to the department of education pursuant to subdivision b,] any agency to a city fleet vehicle or a vehicle with an elected official license plate that indicates permission to park in certain areas during certain times has been granted.

Elected official license place. The term “elected official license plate” means the type of license place issued by the department of motor vehicles only to elected officials of the city.

Private vehicle parking permit. The term “private vehicle parking permit” means a parking permit issued by any agency to a privately owned vehicle that does not have an elected official license plate, which permit indicates permission to park in certain areas during certain times has been granted. The term [shall] does not include a parking permit issued pursuant to sections 19-162.1 or 19-162.2, a parking permit issued to individuals with disabilities, [or] a single-use parking permit, or a parking permit that is required to be issued pursuant to the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.

b. [Issuance.] Private vehicle parking permits. Notwithstanding any other provision of law[, and except as provided in section 14-183, no other city agency shall issue a permit that indicates permission to park in certain areas during certain times has been granted; however, the commissioner may delegate authority to the department of education to issue such permits. In the event of such delegation, city-issued parking permits issued by the department of education shall continue to be subject to the requirements of subdivisions c, d, e, f, h, and i and any applicable rules promulgated by the department pursuant to subdivision g] no private vehicle parking permits shall be issued. All existing private vehicle parking permits shall be revoked no later than 90 days following the effective date of the local law that last amended this section.

§ 2. Subdivisions d, h and i of section 19-162.3 of the administrative code of the city of New York are REPEALED.

§ 3. Subdivision b of section 19-166 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 2 for the year 2020, is amended to read as follows:

b. Any person who without permission of the commissioner of transportation [or the police commissioner in accordance with section 14.183 of the administrative code]:

1. Makes or engraves, or causes or procures to be made or engraved, or willingly aids or assists in making or engraving, a plate or other means of reproducing or printing the resemblance or similitude of any city-issued parking permit; or

2. Has in his or her possession or custody any implements, or materials, with intent that they shall be used for the purpose of making or engraving such a plate or means of reproduction; or

3. Has in his or her possession or custody such a plate or means of reproduction with intent to use, or permit the same to be used, for the purpose of taking therefrom any impression or copy to be uttered; or

4. Has in his or her possession or custody any impression or copy taken from such a plate or means of reproduction, with intent to have the same filled up and completed for the purpose of being uttered; or

5. Makes or engraves, or causes or procures to be made or engraved, or willingly aids or assists in making or engraving, upon any plate or other means of reproduction, any figures or words with intent that the same may be used for the purpose of altering any genuine city-issued parking permit hereinbefore indicated or mentioned; or

6. Has in his or her custody or possession any city-issued parking permit or any copy or reproduction thereof; is guilty of an offense punishable by a fine of not less than $500, or imprisonment for not more than thirty days, or both.

§ 4. Subdivision b of section 19-166.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 4 for the year 2020, is amended to read as follows:

b. City-issued parking permits shall be revoked [in accordance with disciplinary procedures of the police department with regard to permits issued pursuant to section 14-183, and] in accordance with procedures established by the department of transportation for [all other] city-issued parking permits from those individuals found guilty of:

1. three or more violations of a rule or law relating the misuse of a city-issued parking permit

2.  notwithstanding paragraph 1 of this subdivision b, any violation of section 19-166; or

3. unpaid parking or traffic violations associated with the license plate or individual permit holder in excess of $350.

§ 5. Section 14-183 of the administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.

§ 6. Section 14-183.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.

§ 7. Section 19-162.4 of the administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.

                     § 8. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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