File #: Int 0693-2022    Version: * Name: Provision of sufficient receptacles for the storage of solid waste.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 9/14/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of sufficient receptacles for the storage of solid waste
Sponsors: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Sandy Nurse, Farah N. Louis, Lincoln Restler, Shahana K. Hanif, Crystal Hudson, Gale A. Brewer, Julie Won
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require that someone who manages or controls a building with 100 units or more provide a dumpster for refuse.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 693, 2. Int. No. 693, 3. September 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-14-22
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Int. No. 693

 

By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Nurse, Louis, Restler, Hanif, Hudson, Brewer and Won

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of sufficient receptacles for the storage of solid waste

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 16-120 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law 22 for the year 2002, is amended to read as follows:

a. The owner, lessee, agent, occupant or other person who manages or controls a building or dwelling shall provide and maintain in accordance with this section separate receptacles for the deposit of incinerator residue and ashes[;]-, refuse[,] and liquid waste. Any such owner, lessee, agent, occupant or other person who manages or controls a building with 100 units or more shall also provide a dumpster of not less than 20 yards in length for the deposit of refuse. The receptacles shall be provided for the exclusive use of each building or dwelling and shall be of sufficient size and number to contain the wastes accumulated in such building or dwelling during a period of [seventy-two] -72 hours.  The receptacles shall be made of metal or other material of a grade and type acceptable to the department, the department of health and mental hygiene and the department of housing preservation and development. Receptacles used for liquid waste shall be constructed so as to hold their contents without leakage. Metal containers shall be provided with tight fitting metal covers.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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