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Bill S7310-2013

Requires the issuance of certificates of occupancy, in the city of New York, for the first 5 one and two family residences on an unmapped street

Requires the issuance of certificates of occupancy, in the city of New York, for the first 5 one and two family residences on an unmapped street.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 2, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 29, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.1038
  • May 9, 2014: REFERRED TO CITIES

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Cities - May 29, 2014
Ayes (4): Lanza, Ball, DeFrancisco, Grisanti
Ayes W/R (2): Squadron, Breslin

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7310

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general city law, in relation to certificates of occupancy for unmapped streets in the city of New York

PURPOSE:

To allow new one or two family residential dwellings to be constructed on an unmapped street without Board of Standards and Appeal review if certain criteria are met.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 of the bill amends Section 36 of the general city law by adding a new subdivision 3.

Section 2 of the bill is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

This bill would allow a home to be built on an unmapped street or highway in New York City without a review by the Board of Standards and Appeals, if the New York City Department of Buildings determines that there are not less than five certificates of occupancy for one or two family residential dwellings which have already been issued for such unmapped street or highway. It also would require the new built dwelling to be equipped with an automatic fire sprinkler system.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7310 IN SENATE May 9, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities AN ACT to amend the general city law, in relation to certificates of occupancy for unmapped streets in the city of New York THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 36 of the general city law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR A ONE OR TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DWELLING SHALL BE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK FOR AN UNMAPPED STREET OR HIGHWAY WITHOUT A REVIEW BY THE BOARD OF STANDARDS AND APPEALS OF SUCH CITY IF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK DETERMINES THAT THERE ARE NOT LESS THAN FIVE CERTIFICATES OF OCCUPANCY FOR ONE OR TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS WHICH HAVE ALREADY BEEN ISSUED FOR SUCH UNMAPPED STREET OR HIGHWAY, AND FURTHER PROVIDED THAT SUCH ONE OR TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DWELLING IS EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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