This legislation would revoke and prohibit future issuance of city-issued parking permits to individuals who are found guilty of misusing valid parking permits or of creating or using fraudulent parking permits.
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Int. No. 932
By Council Members Chin, Lander, Powers, Rose, Rivera and Ampry-Samuel
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the misuse of city-issued parking permits
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-166.1 to read as follows:
§19-166.1 Misuse of city-issued parking permits. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
City-issued parking permits. The term “city-issued parking permit” means a document, card, or sticker, issued by a city agency that is displayed in or on a motor vehicle that indicates permission to park in certain areas during certain times has been granted.
Emergency circumstance. The term “emergency circumstance” means circumstances which present an imminent threat to an individual’s or public health or safety or require immediate action.
b. City-issued parking permits shall be immediately revoked from and thereafter prohibited to those individuals who are found guilty of:
1. Misusing a city-issued parking permit more than three times in one calendar year;
2. Using a fraudulent, copied, or altered city-issued parking permit even once; or
3. Violating any provision in section 19-166 not covered in the above provisions.
c. Notwithstanding the above subdivision, it shall be an affirmative defense for an individual that such individual was issued a violation for the misuse of a city-issued parking permit during emergency circumstances.
§2. This local law shall take effect one year after it becomes law except that the commissioner of transportation, in consultation with the police commissioner as needed, shall take any necessary actions to implement this law, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.