File #: Int 0099-2024    Version: Name: Creation of curbside overnight truck parking sections in Industrial Business Zones.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of curbside overnight truck parking sections in Industrial Business Zones
Sponsors: Nantasha M. Williams, Althea V. Stevens, Kevin C. Riley, Farah N. Louis, Lincoln Restler, Yusef Salaam, Justin L. Brannan, Shekar Krishnan, Kamillah Hanks, Christopher Marte, Linda Lee, Mercedes Narcisse, Chris Banks, Lynn C. Schulman, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, James F. Gennaro, Crystal Hudson
Council Member Sponsors: 17
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish overnight parking areas in industrial business zones (IBZ) for commercial vehicles. Between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., only commercial vehicles would be permitted to park in such overnight parking areas. Prior to establishing such an overnight parking area, DOT would be required to consult with the community boards representing the IBZ. The bill would also require DOT to conduct outreach to commercial entities in the area, as well as truck drivers operating in the City, to inform them of these new areas, and would require annual reporting by DOT on the effectiveness of these parking areas in reducing the amount of improperly parked commercial vehicles.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 99-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 99, 3. Int. No. 99, 4. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24, 6. Proposed Int. No. 99-A - 2/21/24

Proposed Int. No. 99-A

 

By Council Members Williams, Stevens, Riley, Louis, Restler, Salaam, Brannan, Krishnan, Hanks, Marte, Lee, Narcisse, Banks, Schulman, Brooks-Powers, Gennaro and Hudson

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of curbside overnight truck parking sections in Industrial Business Zones

 

Be it enacted by the council as follows:

Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-170.3 to read as follows:

§ 19-170.3 Overnight parking in industrial business zones. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Commercial vehicle. The term “commercial vehicle” has the same meaning as set forth in the rules of the department.

Industrial business zone. The term “industrial business zone” means an industrial business zone designated by the industrial business zone boundary commission pursuant to chapter 6-D of title 22.

b. Overnight parking in industrial business zones. The department shall establish curbside overnight parking areas for the exclusive use of commercial vehicles within each industrial business zone. In each such area, the department shall permit commercial vehicles to park for up to 10 continuous hours between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., prohibit non-commercial vehicles from parking in that area during that time frame, and indicate such permissions and restrictions through posted signage. Before establishing such areas in any industrial business zone, the department shall consult with the community board or boards representing such industrial business zone.

c. Informational campaign. The department shall conduct outreach to commercial entities within each industrial business zone and to commercial truck drivers who operate within the city to inform them regarding the establishment of overnight parking areas in each such industrial business zone.

d. Reporting. By June 1 of each year, the department shall submit a report to the mayor and the speaker of the council on the use of the overnight parking areas established pursuant to subdivision b, which shall include but need not be limited to the location of each such overnight parking area, an evaluation of the effect of such overnight parking areas on reducing the occurrence of commercial vehicles improperly parked overnight, and the underlying data regarding the usage of such overnight parking areas used to make such evaluation.

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

 

Session 12

SRB/XC

LS #13118

1/17/2024