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File #: Int 0338-2010    Version: Name: In relation to greenhouses.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 9/29/2010
Enactment date: 8/17/2011 Law number: 2011/049
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to greenhouses.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel R. Garodnick, James G. Van Bramer, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Elizabeth S. Crowley, Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., G. Oliver Koppell, Jessica S. Lappin, Robert Jackson, Charles Barron, Diana Reyna
Council Member Sponsors: 18
Attachments: 1. Int No 338 - 9/29/10, 2. Committee Report 10-20-10, 3. Hearing Testimony 10-20-10, 4. Hearing Testimony - Jerilyn Perine 10-20-10, 5. Hearing Testimony - Small Winds Concerns 10-20-10, 6. Hearing Testimony - Wendy Todd 10-20-10, 7. Hearing Testimony - Matt Levin 10-20-10, 8. Hearing Testimony - Michael Seilback10-20-10, 9. Hearing Testimony - Benjamin Flanner 10-20-10, 10. Hearing Testimony - Anthony Pereira 10-20-10, 11. Hearing Transcript 10-20-10, 12. Committee Report 7/28/11, 13. Hearing Transcript 7/28/11, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-28-11, 15. Local Law 49, 16. Mayor's Letter
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
8/17/2011AGale A. Brewer City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/17/2011AGale A. Brewer Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/17/2011AGale A. Brewer Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2011AGale A. Brewer City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2011AGale A. Brewer City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2011*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2011*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2011*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/2011AGale A. Brewer Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/20/2010*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/20/2010*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/29/2010*Gale A. Brewer City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/29/2010*Gale A. Brewer City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 338-A
By Council Members Brewer, Gonzalez, James, Palma, Recchia Jr., Williams, Rodriguez, Garodnick, Van Bramer, Vallone, Crowley, Chin, Comrie, Koppell, Lappin, Jackson, Barron and Reyna
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to greenhouses.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Subdivision c of section 27-306 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
(c) Roof structures, greenhouses, bulkheads, and penthouses.
§2.  Section BC 504.3 of the New York city building code, as amended by local law numbers 20 and 22 for the year 2011, is amended to read as follows:
504.3 Rooftop structures. Rooftop structures including but not limited to roof tanks and their supports, ventilating, air conditioning, combined heat and power systems and similar building service equipment, bulkheads, penthouses, greenhouses, chimneys, and parapet walls 4 feet (1219 mm) or less in height shall not be included in the height of the building or considered an additional story unless the aggregate area of all such structures, exclusive of any solar thermal and solar electric (photovoltaic) collectors and/or panels and their supporting equipment, exceeds 33 and one-third percent of the area of the roof of the building upon which they are erected. Rooftop structures shall be constructed in accordance with Section 1509.
Exception:  Solar thermal and solar electric (photovoltaic) collectors and/or panels and their supporting equipment that exceed  33 and one-third percent of the area of the roof of the building upon which they are erected shall not be included in the height of a building or considered an additional story.
§3.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.
 
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