This bill would require 311 to accept image and video data during the intake of certain service requests or complaints, and then to supply that data to the relevant agencies for use by their inspectors.
- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 594
By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Holden and Dinowitz
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to 311 transmitting image and video data for housing service requests or complaints
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 3 of title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 23-304 to read as follows:
§ 23-304 Housing service requests or complaints. Any website or mobile device application used by the 311 customer service center for the intake of 311 requests from the public shall be capable of receiving image and video data in connection with all requests for service or complaints for either the department of buildings or the department of housing preservation and development. Such data shall be transmitted to each such agency as appropriate and be made available to inspectors or other relevant persons within such agencies.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.
LS 8088 / Int. 1226-2016