Sections
Chapter 1 Commercial Waste Zones 16-1000 – 16-1020

Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Administrative Code > Title 16-B - Commercial Waste Zones

  • Agent: means a person that acts, by employment, contract, or otherwise, on behalf of one or more taxicab owners to operate or provide for the operation of a licensed medallion taxicab in accordance with the TLC's rules. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • awardee: means an entity with whom the department enters into an agreement for the provision of commercial waste collection services pursuant to section 16-1002. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • bicycle: means : (i) a two or three wheeled device upon which a person or persons may ride, propelled by human power through a belt, a chain or gears; (ii) a "pedal-assist bicycle" as defined in section 4-01 of title 34 of the rules of the city of New York or as otherwise defined by the department of transportation; or (iii) any other device upon which a person or persons may ride, as defined by the rules of the department. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • carter: means a licensee that is authorized to provide commercial waste collection services pursuant to an agreement between an awardee and the department entered into pursuant to section 16-1002. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • change in control: means the assignment of an awardee's agreement with the department entered into pursuant to section 16-1002 from such awardee to a different entity. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • City: means a city of a million or more located in the MCTD. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • commercial waste: means all trade waste, as defined in subdivision f of section 16-501, except for construction and demolition debris; fill material; medical waste; electronic waste; textiles; yard waste collected by landscapers; waste collected by a one-time, on-call bulk waste removal service; grease; paper that is collected for the purpose of shredding or destruction; or waste that is collected by a micro-hauler. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of sanitation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • containerized commercial waste: means commercial waste that: (i) is stored on the premises of the commercial establishment that generates such waste in a container that has a capacity of 10 cubic yards or more, and which may or may not be equipped with compaction ability and (ii) is transported directly in such container when such container is at or near capacity from such commercial establishment to a transfer, processing or disposal location. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • department: means the department of sanitation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dispatch trip: means a trip in a HAIL vehicle that originated by a customer calling a HAIL base to request service and the HAIL base dispatching the call to the driver of the HAIL vehicle, and for which the taximeter is required to be in the recording or hired position designating such a trip. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • eligible employee: means any person employed in the city of New York by an awardee to perform services under an agreement entered into between the department and such awardee pursuant to section 16-1002, and who has been employed by such awardee for a period of at least six months prior to the effective date of a

    change in control, provided that such term shall not include persons who are managerial, supervisory or confidential employees. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000

  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • For-hire vehicle: means a motor vehicle carrying passengers for hire in the city, with a seating capacity of twenty passengers or less, not including the driver, other than a taxicab, coach, commuter van or an authorized bus operating pursuant to applicable provisions of law. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • GPS: means a global positioning system, or a comparable location tracking technology, that uses navigational satellites to determine a user's location and velocity in real time and is capable of collecting, storing and transmitting geographical data. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • HAIL base: means a person who or which is a for-hire vehicle base station established pursuant to section 19-511 of the administrative code of the city of New York and permitted by the TLC to be affiliated with holders of HAIL licenses. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • HAIL vehicle: means a for-hire vehicle having a taximeter and a TLC-sanctioned trip record system, licensed by the TLC to carry passengers for hire and authorized to accept hails from prospective passengers in the streets of the city, provided that such authorization shall prohibit the pick-up of passengers by street hail at airports and by street hail or pre-arranged call in Manhattan south of east ninety-sixth street and south of west one hundred tenth street, or in such area as the TLC shall by rule prohibit pursuant to the chapter of the laws of two thousand twelve which added this subdivision. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • HAIL vehicle owner: means a person licensed by the TLC to own and operate, or operate, a HAIL vehicle for which the TLC has issued a HAIL license. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • HAIL vehicle trip: means a HAIL vehicle trip provided to one or more passengers regardless of the number of stops, that originated by street hail, and for which the taximeter is required to be in the recording or hired position designating a street hail trip subject to the tax imposed by this article. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • incumbent employer: means any person that owns or controls an awardee prior to any change in control. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • licensee: means any person licensed to collect trade waste pursuant to title 16-A. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • MCTD: means the metropolitan commuter transportation district established by section twelve hundred sixty-two of the public authorities law. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Medallion: means a plate issued by the TLC as the physical evidence of a taxicab license, and affixed to the outside of such taxicab. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Medallion taxicab: means a taxicab to which a medallion has been affixed in accordance with applicable law and regulations. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • micro-hauler: means any person that is not a designated carter, does not dispose of waste at a solid waste transfer station and either:

    (1) collects less than 2600 tons of source separated organic waste from commercial establishments per year and collects such waste exclusively using bicycles; or

    (2) collects less than 500 tons of source separated organic waste from commercial establishments per year and collects such waste using exclusively (i) a zero emissions vehicle that has a gross vehicle weight rating of not more than 14,000 pounds or (ii) any other mode of transport specified in the rules of the department. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000

  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • owner: means a person licensed by the TLC to own and operate a medallion taxicab. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Passenger: means an individual seated in a taxicab or HAIL vehicle for travel for hire to a given destination. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, society, association, joint stock company, corporation, estate, receiver, trustee, assignee, referee or any other person acting in a fiduciary or representative capacity, whether appointed by a court or otherwise, any combination of individuals, and any other form of unincorporated enterprise owned or conducted by two or more persons. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • salary: shall mean the amount of compensation that is to be paid to a teacher for services rendered during the full ten months period that the public schools of the district are required by law to be in session during any school year. See N.Y. Education Law 3101
  • seating capacity: shall include any plain view location which is capable of accommodating a normal adult, is part of an overall seat configuration and design, and is likely to be used as a seating position while the vehicle is in motion. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • successor employer: means any person that owns or controls an awardee after any change in control. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Taxicab: means a motor vehicle licensed by the TLC to carry passengers for hire and authorized to accept hails from prospective passengers in the street. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Taxicab license: means the authority granted by the TLC to an owner to operate a designated vehicle as a taxicab in the city. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Taxicab trip: means a taxicab trip provided to one or more passengers regardless of the number of stops, for which the taximeter is required to be in the recording or hired position. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Taximeter: means an instrument or device approved by the TLC by which the charge to a passenger for hire of a licensed taxicab for a taxicab trip or of a HAIL vehicle for a HAIL vehicle trip is automatically calculated and on which such charge is plainly indicated. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • TLC: means the taxi and limousine commission of the city. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • transitional employment period: means a 90 day period beginning upon the effective date of a change in control of an awardee. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • TSP: means a person that acts by employment, contract or otherwise on behalf of one or more taxicab owners or HAIL vehicle owners to collect the trip record for a taxicab trip or HAIL vehicle trip. See N.Y. Tax Law 1280
  • zone: means a geographic area designated by the commissioner pursuant to section 16-1001. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000