assembly Bill A2128

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of floor area

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Jan 14, 2021 referred to housing

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A2128 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2016
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §26, Mult Dwell L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A5026, S3820

A2128 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of floor area and what is excluded in the measurement of floor area.

A2128 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2128
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  L. ROSENTHAL,  GOTTFRIED, SEAWRIGHT, BARRON,
   STIRPE, CARROLL, COLTON, EPSTEIN,  TAYLOR,  SIMON,  BENEDETTO,  GLICK,
   DINOWITZ,  RICHARDSON,  NIOU,  DE LA ROSA,  QUART, DICKENS, FERNANDEZ,
   AUBRY, RODRIGUEZ, REYES, MAGNARELLI, WALLACE,  WALKER  --  Multi-Spon-
   sored  by  --  M. of A. COOK, GRIFFIN -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Housing
 
 AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to the definition
   of floor area
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The opening paragraph and paragraph b of subdivision 2 of
 section 26 of the multiple dwelling law, the opening paragraph and para-
 graph b as amended by chapter 748 of the laws of 1961 and subparagraph 1
 of paragraph b as amended by chapter  857  of  the  laws  of  1985,  are
 amended to read as follows:
   For  the purpose of this section certain words are defined herein but,
 EXCEPT WHERE SPECIFIED, such definitions shall not be held to modify  or
 affect legal interpretations of such terms or words as used in any local
 law,  ordinance,  rule  or regulation and shall apply in addition to and
 not in substitution for the provisions of section four of this chapter.
   b. "Floor area": the sum of the gross horizontal areas of all  of  the
 several  floors of a dwelling or dwellings and accessory structures on a
 lot measured from the exterior faces  of  exterior  walls  or  from  the
 center  line  of  party walls, (I) except THAT NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
 PROVISION OF LAW, GENERAL, SPECIAL, OR LOCAL, ANY SUCH AREAS WITH  FLOOR
 TO  STRUCTURAL  CEILING HEIGHT GREATER THAN TWELVE FEET AND LESS THAN OR
 EQUAL TO TWENTY-FOUR FEET SHALL BE COUNTED TWICE, ANY  SUCH  AREAS  WITH
 FLOOR  TO  STRUCTURAL  CEILING  HEIGHT GREATER THAN TWENTY-FOUR FEET AND
 LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO THIRTY-SIX FEET SHALL BE COUNTED THREE TIMES,  ANY
 SUCH  AREAS WITH FLOOR TO STRUCTURAL CEILING HEIGHT GREATER THAN THIRTY-
 SIX FEET AND LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO FORTY-EIGHT  FEET  SHALL  BE  COUNTED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.