senate Bill S7310

Amended

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

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 09 / May / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CITIES
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1038
  • 02 / Jun / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 03 / Jun / 2014
    • AMENDED 7310A
  • 03 / Jun / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 20 / Jun / 2014
    • COMMITTED TO RULES

Summary

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.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9708
Versions:
S7310
S7310A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง36, Gen City L

Votes

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Sponsor 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.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7310

                            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.
                                                           LBD14736-01-4

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