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Local Laws of the City of New York, No. 49 (Aug. 17, 2011)
Brief Summary
This law amends the city’s administrative and building code so that certain greenhouses (it appears those fewer than 4 feet tall) are partially exempt from being included as part of the height of the building.
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Creates an exemption.
Expressly allows something.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow
State: New York
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: New York
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Uncodified ordinance amending section 27-306 subd. c of the NYC administrative code; and Section BC 504.3 of the NYC building code. Codified version not checked for updating because multiple code provisions are involved.