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File #: Int 0358-2010    Version: Name: Exempting solar panels from limits on rooftop coverage.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 9/29/2010
Enactment date: 4/29/2011 Law number: 2011/022
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 combined heat and power systems.
Sponsors: Diana Reyna, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Lewis A. Fidler, Daniel R. Garodnick, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, James Sanders, Jr., Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, James G. Van Bramer, Jessica S. Lappin, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Elizabeth S. Crowley, James F. Gennaro, Robert Jackson, Gale A. Brewer, Daniel J. Halloran III, Ruben Wills, Charles Barron, David G. Greenfield, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 27
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 358 - 9/29/10, 2. Committee Report 10-20-10, 3. Hearing Testimony - Jerilyn Perine 10-20-10, 4. Hearing Testimony - Small Winds Concerns 10-20-10, 5. Hearing Testimony - Wendy Todd 10-20-10, 6. Hearing Testimony - Matt Levin 10-20-10, 7. Hearing Testimony - Michael Seilback10-20-10, 8. Hearing Testimony 10-20-10, 9. Hearing Testimony - Benjamin Flanner 10-20-10, 10. Hearing Testimony - Anthony Pereira 10-20-10, 11. Hearing Transcript 10-20-10, 12. Hearing Testimony - Anthony Pereira 10-20-10, 13. Committee Report 4/6/11, 14. Hearing Transcript 4/6/11, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-6-11, 16. Fiscal Impact Statement, 17. Mayor's Letter, 18. Local Law 22
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4/29/2011ADiana Reyna City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2011ADiana Reyna Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2011ADiana Reyna Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2011ADiana Reyna Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011ADiana Reyna City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011ADiana Reyna City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Diana Reyna Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Diana Reyna Committee on Housing and Buildings Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011*Diana Reyna Committee on Housing and Buildings Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/2011ADiana Reyna Committee on Housing and Buildings Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/20/2010*Diana Reyna Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/20/2010*Diana Reyna Committee on Housing and Buildings Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/29/2010*Diana Reyna City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/29/2010*Diana Reyna City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 358-A
By Council Members Reyna, Cabrera, Chin, Fidler, Garodnick, Gentile, James, Koppell, Lander, Mark-Viverito, Nelson, Palma, Sanders Jr., Williams, Rodriguez, Van Bramer, Lappin, Vallone, Crowley, Gennaro, Jackson, Brewer, Halloran, Wills, Barron, Greenfield and Koo  
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to combined heat and power systems.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Section 27-232 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a certain definition to be placed in appropriate alphabetical order to read as follows:
COMBINED HEAT AND POWER SYSTEMS. Equipment that simultaneously produces electricity and heat from a single fuel source.
§2. Subdivision b of section 27-306 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
(b) ventilating, air conditioning, combined heat and power systems, and similar building service equipment.
§3. Section BC 502 of the New York city building code, as added by local law number 33 for the year 2007, is amended by adding a certain definition to be placed in appropriate alphabetical order to read as follows:
COMBINED HEAT AND POWER SYSTEMS. Equipment that simultaneously produces electricity and heat from a single fuel source.
§4.  Section BC 504.3 of the New York city building code, as added by local law number 33 for the year 2007, 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, 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 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.
§5.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.
 
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