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This local law adds three definitions to Title 11 chapter 2 subchapter 2 of the Administrative Code. The definitions are “green roof”, “solar panel roof”, and “white roof”. The bill also adds installation of a “green roof’, “solar panel roof” and a white roof” as an improvement that would qualify for reextension of exemption and tax abatement pursuant to J-51.

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Int. No. 961

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Brannan, Koslowitz, Yeger, Cohen, Rivera and Ayala (at the request of the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending J-51 benefits to owners of multiple dwellings for green roofs.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                    

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 11-243 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new paragraphs 9, 10 and 11  to read as follows:

9. “Green roof” means a roofing system covered with vegetation and soil, or a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. 

10. “Solar panel roof” means a roofing system that utilizes solar panels or a photovoltaic device.

11. “White roof” means a roofing system that utilizes white paint to reflect radiation back into space.

§ 2. Subdivision b of section 11-243 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new paragraph 11 to read as follows:

; or (11) the installation or alteration of a green roof, solar panel roof, or a white roof.

§3. This local law takes effect immediately.

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Int. 164-2014

LS 6644

5/15/2018