File #: Int 0163-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring photographic documentation evidencing certain violations enforced by the dept of HPD.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 4/14/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring photographic documentation evidencing certain violations enforced by the department of housing preservation and development
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Kalman Yeger , Joann Ariola
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to submit photographic documentation when issuing a notice of violation where the underlying condition is visual and capable of being captured by photograph. The Department would also be required to publish a list of violations subject to this requirement on its website.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 163, 2. Int. No. 163, 3. April 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-14-22

Int. No. 163

 

By Council Members Holden, Yeger and Ariola

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring photographic documentation evidencing certain violations enforced by the department of housing preservation and development

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Article 1 of subchapter 4 of chapter 2 of title 27 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 27-2091.1 to read as follows:

                     § 27-2091.1 Photographic Evidence of Violations.  a. All notices of violation issued by the department for a violation, which as determined by the commissioner by rule is viewable and capable of being captured by photograph, shall contain a photograph of the underlying condition resulting in the violation. 

b. The official record of any subsequent inspection of violations subject to the requirement established in subdivision a of this section and for which a violator was granted an opportunity to cure, must include a photograph confirming that such violation has been cured.

c. The department shall publish on its website a list of violations subject to the requirements of subdivision a of this section.

§ 2.  This local law shall take effect 120 days after its enactment.

 

 

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