S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
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.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.