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File #: Int 0323-2010    Version: * Name: Classifying a broken mailbox as an immediately hazardous violation.
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 classifying a broken mailbox as an immediately hazardous violation.
Sponsors: Charles Barron, Daniel Dromm , Sara M. Gonzalez, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Jumaane D. Williams, Rosie Mendez, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Int. No. 323
 
By Council Members Barron, Dromm, Gonzalez, Koppell, Lander, Williams, Mendez and Koo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to classifying a broken mailbox as an immediately hazardous violation.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Section 27-2047 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
      §27-2047 Mail service. The owner of a multiple dwelling shall either:
            (1)       Arrange for mail to be delivered to himself or herself, his or her agents, or employees for prompt distribution to the occupants; or
                  (2)        Provide and maintain approved mail receptacles and directories of persons living in the dwelling, as provided by federal law and  by  the regulations of the post office department.  The existence of a broken mail receptacle shall constitute an immediately hazardous violation.
      §2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after enactment except that the commissioner of buildings shall take all actions necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules prior to such effective date.
 
 
 
TBD
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