Bill Text: NY S06332 | 2011-2012 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to permitted obstructions in a city with a population of one million or more. Provides that such obstructions shall not include exterior wall thickness of up to 8 inches on the exterior of a building to accommodate the addition of insulation.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2012-10-03 - SIGNED CHAP.483 [S06332 Detail]

Download: New_York-2011-S06332-Introduced.html
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                                   January 27, 2012
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       Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
         printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
         Community Development
       AN  ACT  to  amend  the  multiple dwelling law, in relation to permitted
         obstructions in a city with a population of one million or more
         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
    1    Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 26 of the multiple dwelling law is
    2  amended by adding a new paragraph m to read as follows:
    3    M.  IN  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, THE AREA OF
    4  YARDS, REAR YARD EQUIVALENTS, COURTS OR OPEN  SPACES  REQUIRED  BY  THIS
    5  SECTION,  SECTION  ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO OR SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWELVE
    6  OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL NOT BE DEEMED TO BE REDUCED OR OBSTRUCTED BY EXTE-
    7  RIOR WALL THICKNESS OF UP TO EIGHT INCHES ADDED TO  THE  EXTERIOR  OF  A
    8  BUILDING  TO  ACCOMMODATE  THE ADDITION OF INSULATION TO THE EXTENT THAT
    9  SUCH EXTERIOR WALL THICKNESS IS A PERMITTED OBSTRUCTION FOR SUCH  BUILD-
   10  ING UNDER THE ZONING RESOLUTION OF SUCH CITY.
   11    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD14229-01-2
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