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This bill would require the owners of multiple dwellings (Group R-2 occupancy) to post notice in a common area, or in additional areas as required by the Fire Commissioner, stating the relevant hurricane evacuation zone number for that building and providing information on the presence of evacuation centers.

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Int. No. 562-A

 

By Council Members Treyger, Rosenthal, Kallos, Constantinides, Chin, Deutsch, Ayala and Eugene

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city fire code, in relation to the posting of hurricane evacuation zone and evacuation center information in multiple dwellings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:                     

Section 1. Section FC406 of the New York city fire code, is amended by adding a new provision, FC406.2.3:

406.2.3 Hurricane evacuation notices. The owner of any Group R-2 building or occupancy within a hurricane evacuation zone, as designated by the commissioner of the office of emergency management, shall cause a hurricane evacuation notice to be posted within the building or occupancy. Such notice shall serve to inform building occupants of the current hurricane evacuation zone designation for that building and the methodology for determining their closest hurricane evacuation centers, through 311 or the online Hurricane Evacuation Zone finder. Such notice shall be in such form as prescribed by the commissioner by rule and shall be posted within a common area of the building and such other locations as set forth in the rules.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after becoming law.

 

 

BJR/JDK

LS # 957

Int. 741-2015; Int. 562-2018

3/20/19