FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2008
MAYOR BLOOMBERG SIGNS LEGISLATION CLARIFYING SECTIONS OF NEW YORK CITY CONSTRUCTION CODES
Remarks by Mayor Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local Laws
"The final bill before me today is Introductory Number 659-A, sponsored at the request of the Administration by Council Members Dilan, Fidler, Gonzalez, Stewart and White.
"Introductory Number 659-A makes a series of technical clarifications to the New York City Construction Codes in an effort to have these Codes serve as a more useful tool for the construction community.
"I would like to thank the Department of Buildings Commissioner Patricia Lancaster and all the agency staff for their work on this bill. I would also like to thank the Council for approving this legislation."
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