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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to cities|
|May 14, 2019||referred to cities|
senate Bill S5784
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee
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S5784 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S5784 SPONSOR: MONTGOMERY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to enacting the "adjacent neighbors' bill of rights" PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Relates to enacting the adjacent neighbors' bill of rights SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The administrative code of the city of New York is amended adding a new section 28-103. JUSTIFICATION: There have been an increasing number of reports from homeowners in New York City whose properties are being damaged by adjacent or nearby construction and development. The majority of these reports involve either underpinning of party walls in attached buildings or nearby exca-
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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