Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to cities 2
|Dec 08, 2021||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7574
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities 2 Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7574 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S7574 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7574 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general city law, the village law and the town law, in relation to limiting a municipality's authority to impose certain zoning requirements PURPOSE: To prohibit certain local exclusionary zoning measures. SUMMARY: OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the general city law to prohibit cities from estab- lishing a minimum lot size greater than 1,200 square feet, requiring construction of off-street parking, preventing the construction of a four-family dwelling on any residential lot, or preventing the construction of a six-family dwelling on any residential lot within a quarter mile of a commuter rail or subway station.
2021-S7574 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7574 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E December 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the general city law, the village law and the town law, in relation to limiting a municipality's authority to impose certain zoning requirements THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 24 of section 20 of the general city law, as amended by chapter 742 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows: 24. [To] (A) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, TO regulate and limit the height, bulk and location of buildings here- after erected, to regulate and determine the area of yards, courts and other open spaces, and to regulate the density of population in any given area, and for said purposes to divide the city into districts. Such regulations shall be uniform for each class of buildings throughout any district, but the regulations in one or more districts may differ from those in other districts. Such regulations shall be designed to secure safety from fire, flood and other dangers and to promote the public health and welfare, including, so far as conditions may permit, provision for adequate light, air, convenience of access, and the accom- modation of solar energy systems and equipment and access to sunlight necessary therefor, and shall be made with reasonable regard to the character of buildings erected in each district, the value of land and the use to which it may be put, to the end that such regulations may promote public health, safety and welfare and the most desirable use for which the land of each district may be adapted and may tend to conserve the value of buildings and enhance the value of land throughout the city. (B) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO CITY SHALL: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13949-01-1
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