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Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Buildings to present recommendations on adopting a construction code for existing buildings.

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Int. No. 586


By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)


A Local Law in relation to the adoption of a New York city existing buildings construction code


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:


      Section 1. Within one year after the effective date of this local law, the commissioner of buildings shall present to the city council his or her recommendations with respect to the adoption of a code to govern the repair, alteration, change of occupancy, addition and relocation of existing buildings and shall, if he or she determines to recommend adoption of such a code, present his or her recommendations with respect to the content of such code.  In addition, prior to the submission of such recommendations to the city council, such recommendations shall be submitted to an advisory committee established by the commissioner pursuant to this title for review and comment. Such committee shall be comprised of architects, engineers, property owners and managers, representatives of the various construction trades and other relevant persons as determined by the commissioner.

      §2. This local law takes effect immediately.






LS # 1828/Int 475-2014

LS #403

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