Rule status: Adopted
Effective date: February 28, 2024
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Adopted rule summary:
The New York City Department of Sanitation (“DSNY”) is adopting rules that establish requirements related to commercial waste generation audits for carters operating in commercial waste zones, establish fees for the commercial waste zones program, and amend definitions
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While it is a good idea to require baseline audits, the scaled approach simply is not realistic. Grouping a 15000 SF commercial property with a 2.5M SF commercial property in a one-size-fits-all fee structure does not account for the fact that audits for buildings larger than 75k-100k SF cost more than the $2000 cap proposed, let alone buildings in the multiple hundreds of thousands or millions of SF so common across the city. Consult with current audit service providers to develop a more practical scaled approach or we’ll all suffer from the “you get what you pay for” results – which will be nothing.