File #: Int 0847-2022    Version: * Name: Limiting movie-making, telecasting and photography permits.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 12/7/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to limiting movie-making, telecasting and photography permits
Sponsors: Lincoln Restler, Jennifer GutiƩrrez, Kalman Yeger , Althea V. Stevens
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would limit the number of filming days on any given census track per permit to only 10 days per month.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 847, 2. Int. No. 847, 3. December 7, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-7-22

Int. No. 847

 

By Council Members Restler, Gutiérrez, Yeger and Stevens

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to limiting movie-making, telecasting and photography permits

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 22-205 of chapter 2 of title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York, is renumbered and amended to read as follows:

§ [22-205] 22-290 Permits for movie-making, telecasting and photography [in public places]; violations; penalties. a. The [executive director of the office for economic development] the commissioner of small business services or any other person or entity designated by the mayor to issue permits pursuant to section 1301 of the charter shall not issue to any applicant any permit for any activity subject to the provisions of [subdivision thirteen of section thirteen hundred of the charter] that section, unless and until:

(1) all other permits, approvals and sanctions required by any other provision of law for the conduct of such activities by the applicant have been obtained by the [executive director] commissioner or mayor’s designee, in the name and in behalf of the applicant, from the agency or agencies having jurisdiction; [and]

(2) all fees required to be paid by, or imposed pursuant to, any provision of law for the issuance of such other permits, approvals and sanctions have been paid by the applicant[.]; and

(3) the permit requested would not cause the total number of cumulative filming days per month on a given census tract to exceed 10 days per calendar month, provided that such limitation may be waived by the commissioner or mayor’s designee upon a showing of special or unusual circumstances.

b. It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct, without a permit from such [executive director] commissioner, or mayor’s designee, any activity with respect to which such [executive director] commissioner, or mayor’s designee is authorized to issue a permit under the provisions of the charter referred to in subdivision a of this section. Any violation of the provisions of this subdivision b shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or both.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.                     

 

 

 

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LS # 9201

7/14/2022