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File #: Int 0322-2010    Version: * Name: Abating rats as a requirement for the issuance of a permit for new construction or a building alteration.
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 abating rats as a requirement for the issuance of a permit for new construction or a building alteration.
Sponsors: Charles Barron, Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Annabel Palma, Albert Vann, Fernando Cabrera , Michael C. Nelson, James Vacca, Rosie Mendez, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Int. No. 322
 
By Council Members Barron, Fidler, Gentile, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Lander, Palma, Vann, Cabrera, Nelson, Vacca, Mendez and Koo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to abating rats as a requirement for the issuance of a permit for new construction or a building alteration.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Section 28-105.5 of  the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new subsections 28-105.5.1 and 28-105.5.2 to read as follows:
§28-105.5.1 Rat abatement.  No new building permit shall be issued unless the applicant has conducted appropriate trapping or baiting of rats at the site for which the permit is sought, and submits, with the application, a certification that such trapping or baiting has been performed.
§28-105.5.2 Rat abatement.  No building alteration permit shall be issued unless the applicant has conducted appropriate trapping or baiting of rats at the site for which the permit is sought, and submits, with the application, a certification that such trapping or baiting has been performed.
§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
6/7/10
LS# 634
 
DB
Int. 405/2004