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This bill would require that all doors leading to stairways or corridors be self-closing.

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Committee on Housing and Buildings
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Introduced by Council

Int. No. 602

 

By Council Members Borelli, Yeger, Deutsch and Ampry-Samuel

 

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.

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