File #: Int 1226-2023    Version: * Name: Collecting information on the accessibility of private buildings and publishing this information online.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 10/19/2023
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to collecting information on the accessibility of private buildings and publishing this information online
Sponsors: Crystal Hudson, Shahana K. Hanif, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Gale A. Brewer
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require applications for construction work submitted to the Department of Buildings (“DOB”) to include a list of any accessibility features that will be constructed or altered. In addition, this bill would require DOB to publish these accessibility features online for certain privately owned buildings.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1226, 2. Int. No. 1226, 3. October 19, 2023 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-19-23

Int. No. 1226

 

By Council Members Hudson, Hanif, Gutiérrez and Brewer

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to collecting information on the accessibility of private buildings and publishing this information online

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Article 104 of chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 28-104.7.19 to read as follows:

§ 28-104.7.19 Accessibility features. Upon submission of an application for approval of construction documents, the department shall collect the accessibility features to be constructed or altered, including but not limited to, accessible entrances, elevators, and ramps.

 

§ 2. Chapter 11 of the New York city building code is amended by adding a new section 1103.3 to read as follows:

§ 1103.3 Publication of accessibility features. For each building for which the department has received information on accessibility features as required in section 28-104.7.19 of the Administrative Code, the department shall make such information publicly available online for all privately owned buildings classified as occupancy groups A, B, I, M, and R as defined in chapter 3.

 

§ 3. This local law takes effect 120 days after becoming law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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9/11/23