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This bill would require the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) provide notice to residential occupants of buildings seventy-two hours before DDC is to shut off water service to that building as a result of planned work.

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Int. No. 707


By Council Member Van Bramer


A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the department of design and construction to provide notice to residents prior to the scheduled interruption of water service


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 55 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 1206 to read as follows:

§ 1206. Notice of water service shut off. When, as the result of non-emergency planned work, the department schedules a water shut off that affects residential property, notice of the shut off must be provided to all occupants of such property at least seventy-two hours before the scheduled water shut off is to take place. Such notice shall be delivered to occupants of each residential unit and shall include information relating to the duration of the planned work.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 after it becomes law.




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