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File #: Int 0318-2010    Version: * Name: Definitions of alteration and demolition in the building code.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 8/25/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the definitions of alteration and demolition in the building code.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Margaret S. Chin, Letitia James, Stephen T. Levin, Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Fernando Cabrera , Rosie Mendez
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Int. No. 318
 
By Council Members Brewer, Chin, James, Levin, Vann, Williams, Cabrera and Mendez
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the definitions of alteration and demolition in the building code.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  The definitions of alteration and demolition in section 27-232 of the administrative code of the city of New York are amended to read as follows:
      ALTERATION.  Any addition, or change or modification of [a] an existing building, or the service equipment thereof, that affects safety or health and that is not classified as a minor alteration or ordinary repair.  The moving of [a] an existing building from one location or position to another shall be deemed an alteration, except that an alteration shall not include additions, changes or modifications to an existing building that result in more than thirty percent of such existing building's structural shell being rehabilitated, maintained or reused.
      DEMOLITION.  The dismantling or razing of all or part of a building, including all operations incidental thereto.  A demolition shall include any addition, change or modification to an existing building that results in more than thirty percent of such existing building's structural shell being rehabilitated, maintained or reused.
      ยง2.  This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after its enactment.
 
 
TBD
LS #1189
7/20/10
 
BJG
Int. 39/2004