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Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Adopted Rules Content: 

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Rule

 

Local Law 67 of 2014 (“Local Law 67”) amended §10-169 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York (“Administrative Code”), which authorizes the Department of Sanitation (the “Department”) to regulate publicly accessible collection bins.  These amendments of the law were needed to combat the increase in the illegal placement of publicly accessible collection bins throughout the City.  Section 10-169 of the Administrative Code prohibits the placement of publicly accessible collection bins on City property, or property maintained by the City, or on any public sidewalk or roadway (“public property”).  Bins are allowed on private property if written permission of the property owner or the property owner’s designated agent is received. 

 

 

This rule:

·         requires all owners of publicly accessible collection bins placed on private property to register with the Department,

·         provides the procedures for such registration,

·         requires owners of bins to submit an annual report to the Sanitation Commissioner that identifies the weight of the material collected during the reporting period,

·         requires both the owner of a publicly accessible collection bin that is on private property and the owner of the private property in which the bin is located to maintain the bin in a clean and neat condition,

·         sets forth a violation for the failure to register, submit an annual report to the Department, or maintain a bin,

·         allows the Department to immediately remove a publicly accessible collection bin that is placed on public property and creates a process for the owner of the bin to have the bin returned,

·         sets forth the  penalties for the placement of publicly accessible collection bins on public property, and,

·         sets forth the removal cost and storage rates associated with the removal and storage of a publicly accessible collection bin that is illegally placed on public property.    

 

DSNY’s authority for these rules is found in sections 753 and 1043(a) of the New York City Charter and §10-169 of the New York City Administrative Code.

Effective Date: 
Sat, 03/07/2015

Proposed Rules: Closed to Comments (View Public Comments Received:1)

Agency:
Comment By: 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Proposed Rules Content: 

 

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule

 

 

 

Local Law 67 of 2014 (“Local Law 67”) amended §10-169 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York (“Administrative Code”), which authorizes the Department of Sanitation (the “Department”) to regulate publicly accessible collection bins.  These amendments of the law were needed to combat the increase in the illegal placement of publicly accessible collection bins throughout the City.  Section 10-169 of the Administrative Code prohibits the placement of publicly accessible collection bins on City property, or property maintained by the City, or on any public sidewalk or roadway (“public property”).  Bins are allowed on private property if written permission of the property owner or the property owner’s designated agent is received. 

 

 

 

 

 

The proposed rules:

 

·         require all owners of publicly accessible collection bins placed on private property to register with the Department,

 

·         provide the procedures for such registration,

 

·         require owners of bins to submit an annual report to the Sanitation Commissioner that identifies the weight of the material collected during the reporting period,

 

·         require both the owner of a publicly accessible collection bin that is on private property and the owner of the private property in which the bin is located to maintain the bin in a clean and neat condition,

 

·         set forth a violation for the failure to register, submit an annual report to the Department, or maintain a bin,

 

·         allow the Department to immediately remove a publicly accessible collection bin that is placed on public property and create a process for the owner of the bin to have the bin returned,

 

·         set forth the  penalties for the placement of publicly accessible collection bins on public property, and,

 

·         set forth the removal cost and storage rates associated with the removal and storage of a publicly accessible collection bin that is illegally placed on public property.          

 

 

 

DSNY’s authority for these rules is found in sections 753 and 1043(a) of the New York City Charter and §10-169 of the New York City Administrative Code.

 

Subject: 

.Publicly Accessible Collection Bins

Location: 
Third Floor Hearing Room (Room 330)
125 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013
Contact: 

Madelynn Liguori (646) 885-4786

Download Copy of Proposed Rule (.pdf): 

Proposed Rules: Closed to Comments

Agency:
Comment By: 
Monday, January 12, 2015
Proposed Rules Content: 

 Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule

Section 3310-01 of the DOB’s rules establishes site safety requirements for major buildings.  The current rules were drafted with construction and demolition sites in mind.  However, façade projects possess their own unique safety challenges, which the existing site safety requirements do not specifically address.  Accordingly, DOB Rule section 3310-01 is proposed to be amended to establish separate site safety requirements for major building façade projects.

Specifically, the proposed amendments to section 3310-01:

Establish a new table of inspections for façade jobs.

  • Require a site safety manager to inspect prior to the start of a façade job to verify compliance with the site safety plan.
  • For the full recladding of a façade, require a site safety manager to be present full time.
  • For façade repairs/alteration/maintenance (not full recladding), require a site safety manager to be present during certain operations.
  • For façade repairs/alteration/maintenance (not full recladding), require a “competent person” designated by the permit holder to be present at all times active work is occurring.
  • Set out requirements for the “competent person.”

The Department’s authority for these rules is found in sections 643 and 1043(a) of the New York City Charter and section 3310 of the New York City Building Code.

Subject: 

Public Hearing on Façade Site Safety Requirements

Location: 
Department of Buildings
280 Broadway 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10007
Contact: 

No Contact

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