Bill Text: NY A05282 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Directs the commissioner of the department of buildings to establish a building bulk review program; such program directs engineers and architects to receive review and comment for conformity with bulk regulations of zoning resolution in all applications respecting the use of real property.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-08 - referred to cities [A05282 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05282-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 8, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CYMBROWITZ  -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Cities
        AN ACT to amend the New York city  charter,  in  relation  to  land  use
          review for conformity with bulk regulations
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The New York city  charter  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 197-e to read as follows:
     3    §  197-e.  Land  use review for conformity with bulk regulations.  The
     4  commissioner of the department of buildings shall  establish  a  program
     5  whereby  professional  engineers  and  registered architects licensed to
     6  practice engineering or architecture under section  seventy-two  hundred
     7  two  or  seventy-three  hundred  two  of  the education law shall submit
     8  applications solely respecting the building bulk of  all  proposals  for
     9  changes, approvals, contracts, consents, permits or authorization there-
    10  of  respecting  the  use,  development  or  improvement of real property
    11  subject to city regulation to the department of buildings for review and
    12  comment. The department of buildings shall determine whether such appli-
    13  cations comply with the bulk regulations found in article three  of  the
    14  zoning resolution.
    15    Notwithstanding  any  other  law,  rule or regulation to the contrary,
    16  applications solely respecting bulk review shall not be approved  pursu-
    17  ant to professional certification.
    18    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    19  have become a law.    Effective  immediately,  the  addition,  amendment
    20  and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation
    21  of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are  authorized  to be made and
    22  completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.