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File #: Int 1877-2020    Version: * Name: Replacement of pavement markings after street resurfacing work.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/11/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the replacement of pavement markings after street resurfacing work
Sponsors: Steven Matteo, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Farah N. Louis, Kalman Yeger , Vanessa L. Gibson, Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require that any person, including utility companies, private developers and other business entities, but not including the Department of Transportation, must repaint all pavement markings within seven days after paving or resurfacing a street. The maximum civil penalty for a violation would be $2,500.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1877, 2. Int. No. 1877, 3. February 11, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-11-20

Int. No. 1877

 

By Council Members Matteo, Rodriguez, Louis, Yeger, Gibson and Chin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the replacement of pavement markings after street resurfacing work

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-115.2 to read as follows:

§ 19-115.2 Sidewalk repainting. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Pavement marking. The term “pavement marking” includes each line or symbol on the roadway that is intended to direct vehicular, pedestrian or cyclist movement, including, but not limited to, each line that indicates where lanes are divided, where vehicles may pass other vehicles, where vehicles may change lanes, where vehicles may turn, where pedestrian walkways are located, and where pedestrians must stop for signs and traffic signals.

Person. The term “person” has the same meaning as set forth in section 1-112, provided that such term does not include the department of transportation.

b. Any person who paves or resurfaces a street shall ensure that all pavement markings are repainted within seven days of completion of such pavement or resurfacing project.

§ 2. Paragraph 1 of subdivision b of section 19-150 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 5 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

b. 1. Except as provided in subdivision c of this section, such civil penalty shall be determined in accordance with the following schedule:

Section of the Administrative Code

Maximum Civil Penalty (dollars)

19-102

10,000

19-107

10,000

19-109

10,000

19-111

5,000

19-112

5,000

19-113

5,000

19-115

5,000

19-115.2

2,500

19-116

5,000

19-117 subd(a)

10,000

19-119

10,000

19-121

10,000

19-122

5,000

19-123

10,000

19-126

10,000

19-128

5,000

19-133

5,000

19-133.1

10,000

19-135

5,000

19-137

5,000

19-138

5,000

19-139

10,000

19-141

5,000

19-144

10,000

19-145

10,000

19-146

5,000

19-147

10,000

19-148

5,000

24-521

10,000

All other Provisions of this subchapter and rules or orders relating thereto

5,000

 

Note: Reference to an administrative code provision is intended to encompass the penalties for violations of the rules or orders made or of the terms or conditions of permits issued pursuant to such code provision.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

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9/24/19 2:47 PM

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