This bill would require that all doors leading to stairways or corridors be self-closing.
Int. No. 602
By Council Members Borelli and Yeger
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to self-closing doors
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Article 315 of chapter 3 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 79 for the year 2016, is amended to add a new section 28-315.10 to read as follows:
§ 28-315.10 Self-closing doors. All doors providing access to interior corridors or stairs shall be self-closing or equipped with a device that will ensure closing after having been opened by December 31, 2020.
§ 2. Section 27-2005 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new paragraph g to read as follows:
g. It shall be the duty of the owner of a multiple dwelling, which is required to be equipped with self-closing doors pursuant to section 28-315.10, to keep and maintain such doors in good repair.
§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.