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File #: Int 0033-2010    Version: * Name: Extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/11/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Charles Barron, Margaret S. Chin, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Michael C. Nelson, Jessica S. Lappin, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., James G. Van Bramer
Council Member Sponsors: 17
Int. No. 33
 
By Council Members Brewer, Barron, Chin, Gentile, James, Koppell, Lander, Mark-Viverito, Palma, Recchia Jr., Rodriguez, Vann, Williams, Nelson, Lappin, Vallone and Van Bramer
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      
Section 1. Subdivision a of section 11-243 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new paragraphs 9, 10 and 11  to read as follows:
9. "Green roof" shall mean a roofing system covered with vegetation and soil, or a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane.  
10. "Solar panel roof" shall mean a roofing system that utilizes solar panels or a photovoltaic device.
11. "White roof" shall mean a roofing system that utilizes white paint to reflect radiation back into space.
§2. Subdivision b of section 11-243 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new paragraph 11 to read as follows:
;or (11) the installation or alteration of a green roof, solar panel roof, or a white roof.
§3. This local law shall take effect immediately.
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LS#189
1/19/10
 
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