This bill would require that film companies provide residents with at 72 hours’ notice when parking will be disrupted due to filming. The city already informally requires that companies provide 48 hours’ notice. This bill would codify that policy and expand the timeframe to allow residents to respond.
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Int. No. 937
By Council Members Eugene, Holden, Yeger, Chin and Gibson
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring film companies to provide residents with at least 72 hours’ notice when film shoots will disrupt parking
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 12 to read as follows:
PRODUCTION COMPANY PARKING NOTICE
§ 22-1201 a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “department” means the department of small business services.
b. The department, or any entity designated by the mayor, shall establish and implement a notice program to require film and television companies providing at least 72 hours’ notice to residents within a block radius of the film or television set when filming will disturb parking.
c. Such program shall, at a minimum, include the posting of signs, community outreach, either in hard copy or electronically, related to parking options.
d. The department, or any entity designated by the mayor as provided in subdivision c of this section, shall determine the format and requirements of the signs required pursuant to this section. At a minimum, such signs shall include the names and telephone numbers of the film or television production companies.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law, except that the department of small business services or the entity designated by the mayor, as set forth in section one of this local law, shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.
LS # 5073
4/20/2018 5:30 p.m.