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File #: Int 0460-2011    Version: * Name: Clarifying the applicability of the noise control code.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
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 clarifying the applicability of the noise control code.
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander, Lewis A. Fidler, Gale A. Brewer, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Daniel Dromm , Letitia James, Darlene Mealy, Annabel Palma
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Int. No. 460
 
By Council Members Lander, Fidler, Brewer, Cabrera, Chin, Dromm, James, Mealy and Palma
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to clarifying the applicability of the noise control code.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Section 24-217 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
      §24-217 Exemptions.  The provisions of this code shall not apply to the operation or use  of  any  organ,  bell,  chimes, sound device or apparatus  or  other similar instrument  from  on  or  within  any church, synagogue, mosque or other house of worship, except that no sound emanating from such church, synagogue, mosque or other house of worship may exceed 70 dB(A) when measured at a distance of fifty feet or more from the sound source on a public right-of-way or any point within a receiving property lawfully occupied as a dwelling or dwelling unit.            
§2. This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after its enactment.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LS # 904
TBD
1/18/11