File #: Int 0424-2024    Version: * Name: Flood evacuation plans for tenants.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection, Resiliency and Waterfronts
On agenda: 2/28/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to flood evacuation plans for tenants
Sponsors: Carlina Rivera , Christopher Marte, Lincoln Restler, Julie Won, Shahana K. Hanif, Tiffany Cabán, Crystal Hudson, Justin L. Brannan
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require property owners to create, post and distribute flood evacuation plans to all current and prospective tenants.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 424, 2. Int. No. 424, 3. February 28, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-28-24, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 28, 2024

Int. No. 424

 

By Council Members Rivera, Marte, Restler, Won, Hanif, Cabán, Hudson and Brannan

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to flood evacuation plans for tenants

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 27-2005 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision h to read as follows:

h. The owner of a dwelling shall deliver or cause to be delivered to each tenant and prospective tenant of the dwelling, along with the lease or lease renewal form for such tenant or prospective tenant, and shall post and maintain in a common area of the building containing such dwelling, a notice, in a form developed or approved by the department, regarding the procedures that should be followed in the event of flooding. The notice may be combined with any existing required notices and must instruct tenants of evacuation protocol, including but not limited to the location of stairs and emergency exits.

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

 

 

Session 13

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Session 12

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LS #6306/11604

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