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File #: Int 0570-2011    Version: * Name: Filing Fees
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 5/11/2011
Enactment date: 7/11/2011 Law number: 2011/045
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to filing fees.
Sponsors: Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Peter A. Koo, (by request of the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement, 3. Hearing Transcript 6/28/11, 4. Hearing Transcript 6/29/11, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-28-11, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-29-11, 7. Local Law 45, 8. Mayor's Letter
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7/11/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/11/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/11/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. Committee on Finance Recessed  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2011*Domenic M. Recchia, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 570
 
By Council Members Recchia and Koo (by request of the Mayor)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to filing fees.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1. Certain fees set forth in table 28-112.2 of chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York are amended to read as follows:
 
TABLE 28-112.2
 
Permit Type
Initial Fee
Renewal Fee
Comments
Alterations
 
 
 
Alteration work permit:    · One-, two or three-family dwelling. · Alteration Type 1 · Alteration Type 2 · Alteration Type 3  · Permit to install and/or alter plumbing, plumbing system and/or fire suppression piping system in existing building: One-, two or three-family dwelling.
    Minimum Filing Fee - $170 Minimum Filing Fee - $130 Minimum Filing Fee - $130  [$100] Minimum filing fee for the first five thousand dollars or fraction thereof, of the cost of alteration, excluding the cost for the installation or alteration of any plumbing or plumbing system or fire suppression piping system; not less than [$100] $130 annually for subsequent years; plus $5.15 for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, of cost of alterations in excess of five thousand dollars.
$100 annually
 
Alteration work permit:    · Alterations in all other buildings and structures, including but not limited to aerial towers and masts, tank structures, fire escapes, etc., which are unoccupied and not easily valued by area; · Alteration Type 1 · Alteration Type 2 · Alteration Type 3  · Applications related to new building work permit application, filed after the first temporary certificate of occupancy (TCO), or the final certificate of occupancy if no TCO is issued.  · Installation or alteration of elevators, escalators, amusement devices and other devices regulated under this code, except those filed under a new building application.  · Permit to install and/or alter plumbing, plumbing system and/or fire suppression piping system in existing building:  All buildings other than one-, two- or three-family dwelling.
         Minimum Filing Fee - $280 Minimum Filing Fee - $225 Minimum Filing Fee - $195  [$100] Minimum filing fee for the first three thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, of the cost of alteration not including the cost of the installation or alteration of any plumbing or plumbing system or fire suppression piping system; not less than [$100] $195 annually for subsequent years; plus $20 for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, of the next two thousand dollars of  such cost; plus $10.30 for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, of the alteration cost in excess of five thousand dollars.  
$100 annually
 
Permit to install or alter service equipment except plumbing and fire suppression piping service equipment.
[Fee] Filing fee calculated as for respective building alteration
$100
 
Permit to install, alter or replace oil-burning equipment:  · Where the storage tank exceeds two hundred seventy-five gallon capacity; or where the storage tank is less than two hundred seventy-five gallons and is to be buried, or is to be installed in a multiple dwelling or a place of assembly or in a building along the line of a subway, or is to deliver fuel oil to a burner installed above the lowest floor of a building with a primary Business Group B. occupancy.    · In all other conditions.
   [$100] $130                [$50] $65
   $100            $100   
   
 
 
Other
 
 
 
Permit for foundation, earthwork or open space without roof, whether enclosed or unenclosed, on sites such as parking lots, gasoline or oil-selling stations, storage yards, sales or exhibition or show spaces used for generally similar purposes.
$10 for each two thousand square feet of area or fraction thereof, but not less than [$100] $130
$100
 
Permit for golf driving range.
$7.50 for each twenty thousand square feet of area or fraction thereof, but not less than [$100] $130
$100
 
Accessory building to golf driving range, not to exceed one hundred forty-four square feet.
[$100] $130
$100
 
Scaffold filing fee
[$100] $130
 
 
Signs
 
 
 
Permit to erect, install or alter sign:  Ground sign.
[Basic] Filing fee calculated as for [$100]  respective building alteration, plus $5 for each one hundred square feet of surface area, or fraction thereof, but not less than $35
 
Each face of any sign, when fronting on different streets, shall be treated as a separate sign.
Permit to erect, install or alter sign:  Roof sign having a tight, closed or solid surface.
[Basic] Filing fee calculated as for respective building alteration; plus $15 for each one hundred square feet of surface area, or fraction thereof[;], but not less than $70
$100
Each face of any sign, when fronting on different streets, shall be treated as a separate sign.
Permit to erect, install or alter sign:  Roof sign without a tight, closed or solid surface, extending to a height of not more than thirty-one feet above roof level.
[Basic] Filing fee calculated as for respective building alteration; plus $15 for each one hundred square feet of surface area, or fraction thereof, but not less than $100
$100
Each face of any sign, when fronting on different streets, shall be treated as a separate sign.
Permit to erect, install or alter sign:  Roof sign without a tight, closed or solid surface, extending to a height over thirty-one feet above roof level.
[Basic] Filing fee calculated as for respective building alteration; plus  $25 for each one hundred square feet of area, or fraction thereof, but not less than $135.
$100
Each face of any sign, when fronting on different streets, shall be treated as a separate sign.
Permit to erect, install or alter sign:  Illuminated sign projecting beyond street line having thirty square feet or less on one side.
[Basic] Filing fee calculated as for respective building alteration.
$100
Illuminated sign is subject to annual use fee:  $45.
Permit to erect, install or alter sign: Illuminated sign projecting beyond street line having more than thirty square feet but no more than fifty square feet on one side.
[Basic] Filing fee calculated as for respective building alteration.
$100
Illuminated sign is subject to annual use fee:  $70.
Permit to erect, install or alter sign:  Illuminated sign projecting beyond street line and having more than fifty square feet on one side
[Basic] Filing fee calculated as for respective building alteration.
$100
Illuminated sign is subject to annual use fee: $0.75 for each square foot or part thereof annually, but not less than $100.
Temporary Structures
 
 
 
Permit for temporary shed, fence, railing, footbridge, catch platform, building sidewalk shanty, over-the-sidewalk chute.
[$130] $160 for each permit
$100
 
Sidewalk shed.
[$130] $160 for the first twenty five feet or fraction thereof in the length of the shed; plus $10 for each additional twenty-five feet or fraction thereof.
$100
 
Permit for temporary structure other than those listed above, including but not limited to tents, grandstands, stages.
[$100] $130 for the first one thousand square feet or fraction thereof; plus $0.10 for each square foot or fraction thereof in excess of one thousand square feet.
$100
 
 
      §2.  Certain fees set forth in table 28-112.8 of chapter 1 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York are amended to read as follows:
 
TABLE 28-112.8
 
Item Description
Fee
Comments
Limited plumbing alteration.
[Same] Filing fee as calculated for respective building alteration
 
Limited sprinkler and/or standpipe alteration.
[Same] Filing fee as calculated for respective building alteration
 
 
 
      §3.  This local law shall take effect 60 days after enactment.