senate Bill S5784

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the adjacent neighbors' bill of rights

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to cities
May 14, 2019 referred to cities

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S5784 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §28-103.33, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: S3586
2023-2024: S1304

S5784 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enacting the "adjacent neighbors' bill of rights"; requires the department of buildings to develop a pamphlet known as the "adjacent neighbors' bill of rights" advising homeowners who are adjacent to a property under development or construction of their rights and available resources and post such pamphlet on the department's internet website.

S5784 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5784 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5784

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation to enacting the "adjacent neighbors' bill of rights"

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "adjacent
neighbors' bill of rights".
  §  2.  The  administrative  code of the city of New York is amended by
adding a new section 28-103.33 to read as follows:
  § 28-103.33 ADJACENT NEIGHBORS' BILL OF RIGHTS.  1.  THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL  DEVELOP  A  PAMPHLET  KNOWN  AS  THE "ADJACENT NEIGHBORS' BILL OF
RIGHTS" ADVISING HOMEOWNERS WHO ARE ADJACENT TO A PROPERTY UNDER  DEVEL-
OPMENT  OR CONSTRUCTION OF THEIR RIGHTS AND AVAILABLE RESOURCES AND POST
SUCH PAMPHLET ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE.  SUCH PAMPHLET SHALL
ALSO BE MAILED BY DEVELOPERS TO ALL HOMEOWNERS WHO ARE ADJACENT  TO  ANY
PROPERTY  THEY ARE DEVELOPING OR CONSTRUCTING WHEN SUCH DEVELOPERS APPLY
FOR A PERMIT FOR SUCH DEVELOPMENT  OR  CONSTRUCTION.    COPIES  OF  SUCH
PAMPHLET  SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  TO ALL STATE AND LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS,
COMMUNITY BOARDS, AND ANY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS DEEMED  NECESSARY  BY  THE
COMMISSIONER.
  2.  THE  PAMPHLET DEVELOPED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE THE
FOLLOWING, ALONG WITH OTHER INFORMATION ADDED AT THE DISCRETION  OF  THE
COMMISSIONER,  NOT OTHERWISE INCONSISTENT WITH THE INFORMATION SET FORTH
IN THE PAMPHLET:
  A. GUIDELINES FOR IDENTIFYING AND  CONTACTING  COMPETENT  CONSTRUCTION
ATTORNEYS  AND  STRUCTURAL  ENGINEERS TO REPRESENT AN ADJACENT HOMEOWNER
BEFORE DEVELOPERS AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SERVICES SUCH ATTOR-
NEYS AND ENGINEERS SHOULD PROVIDE TO SUCH HOMEOWNER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10316-03-9

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