This legislation would require the department of transportation to develop and publish a comprehensive plan to address the creation, distribution, and use of city-issued parking permits, to be reviewed every five years.
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Int. No. 942
By Council Members Koo, Rose, Kallos, Cohen and Holden
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to developing and publishing a comprehensive plan regarding the distribution and use 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 Comprehensive plan for the distribution and use 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.
b. By January 1, 2019, the department shall develop and make publicly available on its website a comprehensive plan regarding the distribution and use of city-issued parking permits. Such plan shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
1. Criteria for the creation, distribution, and retention of city-issued parking permits;
2. An assessment of the appropriate number of city-issued parking permits necessary for essential government services, while having minimal impact on traffic congestion; and
3. Proposed steps to be taken to curb unnecessary or excessive issuance of city-issued parking permits.
c. Such plan shall be reviewed and may be revised as appropriate at least once every 5 years.
§2. This local law shall take effect immediately.