Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Environmental Protection, Resiliency and Waterfronts Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 9/27/2023 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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T2023-4041 *   Oversight - DEP’s Management of Noise Complaints.Oversight    Action details Not available
Int 0160-2022 *Robert F. Holden  Noise standard for commercial establishments.IntroductionThis bill would amend the definition for unreasonable noise as applied to commercial establishments as sound that exceeds specified prohibited noise levels.   Action details Not available
Int 0774-2022 *Keith Powers   Requiring the department of environmental protection to measure construction-related sound levels inside dwelling units upon request and prohibited noise levels for sound attributable to construction devices on or after 7:00 a.m. and before 10 p.m.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), upon the request of an owner, lessor or occupant of a dwelling unit within a building located within a half-mile radius of a construction site, to measure sound levels within such units with closed windows and doors.   Action details Not available
Int 0775-2022 *Keith Powers   Results of noise inspections.IntroductionThis bill would mandate that the Department of Environmental Protection publish the results of their noise inspections online within 5 business days after they have been completed.   Action details Not available
Int 0776-2022 *Keith Powers   Providing noise inspection reports.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection and the Police Department to give a copy of the noise inspection report created after a 311 noise complaint to anyone who requests the report and provides the 311 tracking number. The person requesting the noise inspection report would not have to submit a Freedom of Information Law request to receive the report.   Action details Not available
Int 0777-2022 *Keith Powers   Requiring an after hours variance for the removal of construction debris.IntroductionThis bill would require any person engaging in a construction project to obtain an after hours variance when removing construction debris from a construction site before 7:00 a.m. on a weekday, after 6:00 p.m. on a weekday, or during the weekend.   Action details Not available
Int 0778-2022 *Keith Powers   Establishing a photo noise violation monitoring device program for motor vehicles.IntroductionThis bill would establish a noise camera program that would detect motor vehicles exceeding the noise limits under city law. Any vehicle found to be violating such limits would be issued a notice of violation and subject to the civil penalty as prescribed by the existing law. Subject to appropriation, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) would be required to ensure that there are no less than 5 noise cameras in each borough. DEP would also be required to submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council, and to post on its website, an annual report on the program including the locations of the noise cameras, the number of violations detected, and any expenses incurred in connection with the program.   Action details Not available
Int 1194-2023 *James F. Gennaro PreconsideredCompensation awarded by the environmental control board to complainants for citizen noise complaints and to the maximum penalty authorized for violations of subdivision (b) of section 24-244 of such code for certain proceedings.IntroductionThis bill would cap the compensation citizen complainants can receive when their complaint prompts proceedings under subdivision (b) of section 24-244 of the noise code. Compensation for proceedings brought by the Department of Environmental Protection would be capped at $5, and compensation for proceedings brought by a complainant would be capped at $10. For citizen complaint proceedings commenced prior to the effective date of the bill for which a resolution has not yet been reached prior to such date, the maximum penalty for a violation of subdivision (b) of section 24-244 would be capped at $50.   Action details Not available