senate Bill S5469

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the floor area ratio of certain dwellings in New York City

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Jun 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2016 1st report cal.1354
Jan 06, 2016 referred to housing, construction and community development
May 14, 2015 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Jun 2, 2016 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S5469
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Jun 2, 2016

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aye wr (1)

S5469 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7807
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง26, Mult Dwell L

S5469 - Summary

Relates to the floor area ratio of certain dwellings in New York city.

S5469 - Sponsor Memo

S5469 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5469

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. FELDER -- (at request of the NYC Department of City
  Planning) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Housing, Construction and Community
  Development

AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to the floor area
  ratio (FAR) 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.  Subdivision 3 of section 26 of the multiple dwelling law,
as amended by chapter 748 of the laws of 1961, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  Floor  area ratio (FAR). [The] EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THE
ZONING RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THE floor area ratio (FAR) of
any dwelling or dwellings on a lot shall not exceed 12.0, except that  a
fireproof  class B dwelling in which six or more passenger elevators are
maintained and operated in any city having a local zoning law, ordinance
or resolution restricting districts in such city to residential use, may
be erected in accordance with the provisions of such zoning  law,  ordi-
nance  or  resolution, if such class B dwelling is erected in a district
no part of which is restricted by such zoning law, ordinance  or  resol-
ution to residential uses.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10964-01-5