senate Bill S7215

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires homeless shelters to comply with the uniform land use review procedure

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee


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Jan 10, 2020 referred to cities

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S7215 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7820
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §21-324, NYC Ad Cd

S7215 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires homeless shelters to comply with the uniform land use review procedure; establishes notice and hearing requirements for the placement of such shelters; and exempts shelters from requirements during a state of emergency.

S7215 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7215 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7215

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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  requiring  homeless  shelters to comply with the uniform
  land use review procedure

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

  Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 21-324 to read as follows:
  § 21-324 UNIFORM LAND USE REVIEW PROCEDURE.   A.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH A
PROCESS  FOR DETERMINING IF A PROPOSAL FOR A HOMELESS SHELTER IS SUBJECT
TO THE UNIFORM LAND USE  REVIEW  PROCEDURE  SET  FORTH  IN  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN-C OF THE CHARTER.
  B.  IF,  PURSUANT  TO  SUCH  PROCESS, THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THAT A
PROPOSED SHELTER IS SUBJECT TO THE UNIFORM LAND USE REVIEW PROCEDURE SET
FORTH IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN-C OF THE CHARTER, THE  DEPART-
MENT SHALL PREPARE AN APPLICATION FOR SUCH SHELTER TO BE REVIEWED PURSU-
ANT  TO SUCH PROCEDURE. ANY REQUEST FOR A SHELTER THAT IS SUBJECT TO THE
UNIFORM LAND USE REVIEW PROCEDURE  SHALL  NOT  BE  APPROVED  UNLESS  THE
APPLICATION  FOR  SUCH  SHELTER SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION ONE
HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN-C OF THE CHARTER IS APPROVED  PURSUANT  TO  CHAPTER
EIGHT OF THE CHARTER.
  C. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL:
  1. PUBLISH A PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE PLACEMENT OF SUCH SHELTER ONLINE AND
IN THE CITY RECORD AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS PRIOR TO SUCH PLACE-
MENT;
  2.  SEND  NOTICE  OF  SUCH  SHELTER BY MAIL AND ELECTRONIC MAIL TO THE
COMMUNITY BOARD FOR THE COMMUNITY  DISTRICT  IN  WHICH  THE  SHELTER  IS
LOCATED,  COUNCIL  MEMBER REPRESENTING THE COUNCIL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE
SHELTER IS LOCATED, AND BOROUGH PRESIDENT REPRESENTING  THE  BOROUGH  IN
WHICH  THE  SHELTER IS LOCATED AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS PRIOR TO
SUCH PLACEMENT;

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

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