File #: Int 0774-2024    Version: * Name: Sidewalk shed inspections.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 4/11/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to sidewalk shed inspections
Sponsors: Christopher Marte, Gale A. Brewer, Lincoln Restler, Shekar Krishnan, Sandra Ung
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Buildings (DOB) to conduct sidewalk shed inspections every six months and charge fees for each inspection, with the fee proportionate to the size of the sidewalk shed.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 774, 2. Int. No. 774, 3. April 11, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-11-24, 5. Committee Report 6/25/24, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/25/24

Int. No. 774

By Council Members Marte, Brewer, Restler, Krishnan and Ung


A Local Law to amend the New York city building code, in relation to sidewalk shed inspections


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Section 3307.6.5.8 of the New York city building code, as amended by local law number 141 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

3307.6.5.8. Periodic inspection. Six months following the initial installation inspection, and every six months thereafter, the sidewalk shed shall be inspected by [a qualified person designated by the designer, the permit holder for the shed, or a third party acceptable to both the designer and the permit holder] the department to verify that the sidewalk shed is in a safe condition and is in compliance with drawings and the requirements of this chapter. [Following the inspection, the qualified person who inspected the sidewalk shed shall prepare, sign, and date an inspection report.] The department shall charge the owner of a building, to which such sidewalk shed is attached, a fee for each inspection performed by the department, provided that the fees are determined by the department and based on the size of the sidewalk shed that is being inspected.


§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.



Session 13

LS 11174



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LS 11174