- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 157
By Council Members Matteo, Ulrich, Koo and Rose (by request of the Staten Island Borough President)
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to exempting certain cultural institutions located on property owned by the City from tree replacement requirements.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivision f of section 18-107 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
f. The provisions of this section shall apply to all city agencies, including the department, provided, however, that (i) no city agency or city contractor or subcontractor shall be required to pay a fee to the department, (ii) a tree site plan shall be developed by the department in consultation with the responsible city agency or agencies regarding the location of replacement trees prior to issuance of the permit, [and] (iii) replacement of trees by any city agency or city contractor or subcontractor shall be made not more than eighteen months from the date the project is completed, and (iv) the replacement of trees shall not apply to any privately-owned botanical garden, museum or zoo that is located on property owned or leased by the city.
§2. This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment.
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