File #: Int 0392-2024    Version: * Name: Requiring permit holders responsible for sidewalk sheds or scaffolding to repair or replace certain damaged city-owned trees.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/28/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to requiring permit holders responsible for sidewalk sheds or scaffolding to repair or replace certain damaged city-owned trees
Sponsors: Keith Powers , Erik D. Bottcher, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Shaun Abreu, Lincoln Restler, Gale A. Brewer, Shahana K. Hanif, Crystal Hudson, Alexa Avil├ęs, (in conjunction with the Manhattan Borough Preside
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Summary: This bill would require the permit holder utilizing a sidewalk shed or scaffolding to repair or replace, within six months, any city-owned tree that is damaged as a result of the use or placement of equipment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 392, 2. Int. No. 392, 3. February 28, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-28-24

Int. No. 392

 

By Council Members Powers, Bottcher, Sanchez, Abreu, Restler, Brewer, Hanif, Hudson and Avilés (in conjunction with the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to requiring permit holders responsible for sidewalk sheds or scaffolding to repair or replace certain damaged city-owned trees

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 3309.11 of the New York city building code, as amended by local law 126 for the year 2021, is amended to read as follows:

§ 3309.11 Protection and replacement of trees. No trees outside the property line within the public right-of-way shall be disturbed or removed without the permission of the commissioner of the department of parks and recreation. Protection meeting the requirements of the department of parks and recreation shall be provided for all such trees, and written notification shall also be made to the department of parks and recreation at least 48 hours prior to commencement of such work. Any tree outside the property line within the public right-of-way that is damaged as a result of a sidewalk shed or scaffolding shall be repaired or replaced within six months by the permit holder responsible for the sidewalk shed or scaffolding.

 

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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