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File #: Int 0457-2011    Version: * Name: The publication of information regarding street fairs.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 1/18/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the publication of information regarding street fairs.
Sponsors: Daniel R. Garodnick, Gale A. Brewer, Fernando Cabrera , Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Lewis A. Fidler, James F. Gennaro, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Rosie Mendez, Annabel Palma, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Jumaane D. Williams, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2011*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2011*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 457
 
By Council Members Garodnick, Brewer, Cabrera, Ferreras, Fidler, Gennaro, Gentile, James, Mendez, Palma, Rodriguez, Williams, Mark-Viverito and Koo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the publication of information regarding street fairs.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Section 22-205 of Chapter 2 of title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York is hereby amended and renumbered as §22-275 and a new section 22-276 is hereby added to read as follows:
[§22-205] §22-275 Permits for movie-making, telecasting, and photography in public places; violations; penalties.  a. The [executive director] commissioner of the [office for economic development] Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting shall not issue to any applicant any permit for [any activity subject to the provisions of subdivision thirteen of section thirteen hundred of the charter] the taking of motion pictures, and for the taking of photographs and for the use or operation of television cameras and/or any other transmitting television equipment in or about city property, or in or about any street,  park, marginal street, pier, wharf, dock, bridge, or tunnel within the jurisdiction of any city department or agency or involving the use of any city owned or maintained facilities or equipment, unless and until (1) all other permits, approvals and sanctions required by any other provision of law for the conduct of such activities by the applicant have been obtained by the [executive director] commissioner, in the name and in behalf of the applicant, from the agency or agencies having jurisdiction and (2) all fees required to be paid by, or imposed pursuant to, any provision of law for the issuance of such other permits, approvals and sanctions have been paid by the applicant.
b.  It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct, without a permit from such [executive director] commissioner, any activity with respect to which such [executive director] commissioner is authorized to issue a permit under [the provisions of the charter referred to in] subdivision a of this section.  Any violation of the provisions of this subdivision b shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or both.
§22-276 Street event information, website.  a. For the purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
      (1) "Commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of small business services of the city of New York.
      (2) "Department" shall mean the department of small business services of the city of New York.
(3) "Street event" means any street fair or festival on a public street, but shall not include street activities where no licensed vendor participates.
b. The commissioner shall make available on the department's website information including:
(1) a list of all city approved street events;
(2) the process for obtaining temporary street fair vendor permits; and
(3) the process for obtaining a temporary food service establishment permit.
      §2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
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