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New York, N.Y., Local Law No. 48 (Aug. 17, 2011)
Brief Summary
This amendment require[s] the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services to create and maintain a list of property owned or leased by the city that includes an assessment of the land, including whether the land is potentially suitable for urban agriculture (see new section 4-208 (a)(64)).
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Provides education, promotes awareness, or provides information.
Reach
Limited scope. It is an administrative policy, applying to the New York City Dept. of Citywide Admin Services.
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?
Yes. Directs that list of real property owned or leased by the city shall include specific information; 65 things are listed. (Sec. 1, new section 4-208 (a).).
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 City of New York Administrative Code Title 4, Chapter 2. Codified version is at http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/lawssrch.cgi?NVLWO: (scroll down, find "ADC"--click on that, and search for Title 4 (Property of the City), Chapter 2 (Real Property Management), Section 208 (List of City-Owned and Operated Real Property)).