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File #: Int 0495-2011    Version: * Name: Turn off of unused sprinklers.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 3/2/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the turn off of unused sprinklers.
Sponsors: Mark S. Weprin, Fernando Cabrera , Daniel Dromm , Lewis A. Fidler, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Darlene Mealy, Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Michael C. Nelson, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Diana Reyna
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Int. No. 495
 
By Council Members Weprin, Cabrera, Dromm, Fidler, James, Koppell, Lander, Mealy, Rose, Williams, Nelson, Mark-Viverito and Reyna
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the turn off of unused sprinklers.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 18 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 18-140 to read as follows:
§18-140 Sprinkler turnoff. On or before June 1, 2012, the department shall install a mechanism to turn off sprinklers in property under the jurisdiction of the department that are meant for use by the public.  Such mechanism shall shut off such sprinklers after a fixed duration of time determined by the commissioner. There shall be a mechanism to turn the sprinklers back on when individuals want to use it.
§2. This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment.
 
 
 
 
 
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