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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/8/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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Int 0728-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 728-BEstablishing temporary programs, conducting education, establishing a task force related to accessory sign violations, waiving penalties for violations for signs that are accessory to a use on the same zoning lot and allowing registered general contractorIntroductionThis bill would establish a temporary program for the resolution of outstanding judgments resulting from accessory sign (awning) violations. It would also establish a two-year moratorium on the issuance of additional accessory sign violations, as well as a temporary assistance program to facilitate the re-installation of accessory signs for respondents who have already paid related penalties. The Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Department of Finance would be required to notify the public of the existence of such programs, and DOB and the Department of City Planning would be required to develop an education program to educate the business community about accessory signs and related regulations. This bill would also establish an interagency task force to explore issues related to accessory signs, and requires DOB to provide a report to the Council that contains information about accessory sign violations. Finally, this bill would establish a waiver of all work without a permit penalties issued in relation to the hanging of an accessory sign from December 28, 2017 going forward.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0728-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Establishing temporary programs, conducting education, establishing a task force related to accessory sign violations, waiving penalties for violations for signs that are accessory to a use on the same zoning lot and allowing registered general contractorIntroductionThis bill would establish a temporary program for the resolution of outstanding judgments resulting from accessory sign (awning) violations. It would also establish a two-year moratorium on the issuance of additional accessory sign violations, as well as a temporary assistance program to facilitate the re-installation of accessory signs for respondents who have already paid related penalties. The Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Department of Finance would be required to notify the public of the existence of such programs, and DOB and the Department of City Planning would be required to develop an education program to educate the business community about accessory signs and related regulations. This bill would also establish an interagency task force to explore issues related to accessory signs, and requires DOB to provide a report to the Council that contains information about accessory sign violations. Finally, this bill would establish a waiver of all work without a permit penalties issued in relation to the hanging of an accessory sign from December 28, 2017 going forward.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0728-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Establishing temporary programs, conducting education, establishing a task force related to accessory sign violations, waiving penalties for violations for signs that are accessory to a use on the same zoning lot and allowing registered general contractorIntroductionThis bill would establish a temporary program for the resolution of outstanding judgments resulting from accessory sign (awning) violations. It would also establish a two-year moratorium on the issuance of additional accessory sign violations, as well as a temporary assistance program to facilitate the re-installation of accessory signs for respondents who have already paid related penalties. The Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Department of Finance would be required to notify the public of the existence of such programs, and DOB and the Department of City Planning would be required to develop an education program to educate the business community about accessory signs and related regulations. This bill would also establish an interagency task force to explore issues related to accessory signs, and requires DOB to provide a report to the Council that contains information about accessory sign violations. Finally, this bill would establish a waiver of all work without a permit penalties issued in relation to the hanging of an accessory sign from December 28, 2017 going forward.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0728-2018 BRafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Establishing temporary programs, conducting education, establishing a task force related to accessory sign violations, waiving penalties for violations for signs that are accessory to a use on the same zoning lot and allowing registered general contractorIntroductionThis bill would establish a temporary program for the resolution of outstanding judgments resulting from accessory sign (awning) violations. It would also establish a two-year moratorium on the issuance of additional accessory sign violations, as well as a temporary assistance program to facilitate the re-installation of accessory signs for respondents who have already paid related penalties. The Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Department of Finance would be required to notify the public of the existence of such programs, and DOB and the Department of City Planning would be required to develop an education program to educate the business community about accessory signs and related regulations. This bill would also establish an interagency task force to explore issues related to accessory signs, and requires DOB to provide a report to the Council that contains information about accessory sign violations. Finally, this bill would establish a waiver of all work without a permit penalties issued in relation to the hanging of an accessory sign from December 28, 2017 going forward.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available