Chapter 1 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Chapter 2 Medical Examiner
Chapter 3 Licenses and Permits
Chapter 4 Standards Governing the Performance of Sterilizations
Chapter 5 Smoke-Free Air Act
Chapter 6 Drug Testing of School System Conveyance Drivers
Chapter 7 Regulation of Tobacco Products
Chapter 8 Animal Shelters, Sterilization, and Licensing
Chapter 9 Lead-Based Paint in Day Care Facilities
Chapter 10 Prescription Drug Discount Card Act
Chapter 11 Neighbor Notification of Pesticide Application
Chapter 12 Pesticide Use by City Agencies
Chapter 13 Availability of Information Regarding Day Care Services
Chapter 14 Limits On Volatile Organic Compound Emissions in Carpet and Carpet Cushion
Chapter 15 Food Service Establishments
Chapter 16 Animal Abuse Registration Act
Chapter 17 Pet Shops
Chapter 18 Police and Correctional Healthcare Evaluation and Sharing

Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Administrative Code > Title 17

  • Act: means the Federal Clean Air Act, 42 U. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the United States environmental protection agency. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Air contaminant: means a dust, fume, gas, mist, odor, smoke, vapor, pollen, noise or any combination thereof. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Air contamination: means the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more air contaminants which contribute or which are likely to contribute to a condition of air pollution. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Air contamination source: means any source at, from or by reason of which there is emitted into the atmosphere any air contaminant, regardless of who the person may be who owns or operates the building, premises or other property in, at or on which such source is located or the facility, equipment or other property by which the emission is caused or from which the emission comes. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Air pollution: means the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more air contaminants in quantities, of characteristics and of a duration which are injurious to human, plant or animal life or to property or which unreasonably interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life and property throughout the state or throughout such areas of the state as shall be affected thereby; excluding however all conditions subject to the requirements of the Labor Law and Industrial Code. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Appearance bond: means a bail bond in which the only obligor is the principal. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • Application for recognizance or bail: means an application by a principal that the court, instead of committing him to or retaining him in the custody of the sheriff, either release him on his own recognizance or fix bail. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • Area of the state: means any county, city, town, village, or other geographical area of the state as may be designated by the department. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Bail: means cash bail or a bail bond. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • Bail bond: means a written undertaking, executed by one or more obligors, that the principal designated in such instrument will, while at liberty as a result of an order fixing bail and of the posting of the bail bond in satisfaction thereof, appear in a designated criminal action or proceeding when his attendance is required and otherwise render himself amenable to the orders and processes of the court, and that in the event that he fails to do so the obligor or obligors will

    pay to the people of the state of New York a specified sum of money, in the amount designated in the order fixing bail. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574

  • Best management practices: means methods, measures or practices determined to be the most practical and effective in preventing or reducing the impact of pollutants generated by nonpoint sources to a level compatible with water quality standards established pursuant to section 17-0301 of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-335
  • Bondholder: shall mean and include any person, firm, association or corporation owning or holding a mortgage investment. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1003
  • Building: means any building regularly occupied in whole or in part as a habitation for human beings, and any church, school house, railway station or other building or place where people are accustomed to live, work or assemble, but does not mean or include any of the buildings of a manufacturing plant where the business of manufacturing explosives is carried on. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • Cash bail: means a sum of money, in the amount designated in an order fixing bail, posted by a principal or by another person on his behalf with a court or other authorized public servant or agency, upon the condition that such money will become forfeit to the people of the state of New York if the principal does not comply with the directions of a court requiring his attendance at the criminal action or proceeding involved or does not otherwise render himself amenable to the orders and processes of the court. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • certificate of approval: when used in this article, shall mean the certificate of approval as it may be amended from time to time. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-168.1
  • Clean alternative fuels: means fuels, for use in motor vehicles which meet the requirements of section 7511a(c)(4) of the Act. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Clean fuel vehicle: means a vehicle in a class or category of vehicles which has been certified to meet, for any model year, the clean fuel vehicle standards for clean fuel vehicles specified in this article pursuant to section 7583 of the Act. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Committee: shall mean and include a person or group of persons, however known or designated, appointed by agreement, assignment, proxy, consent, authorization, power of attorney, or other similar instrument to act as an agency to receive and hold mortgage investments deposited by bondholders and to administer or do any act in respect to the same for the bondholders. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1003
  • costs of the improvement and rehabilitation program: when used in this article, shall include the interest and principal payments on any obligations incurred for such purpose;

    (C) The amount of working cash which such corporation is entitled to have as a minimum throughout its existence as a railroad redevelopment corporation; and an estimate of the amount of funds, if any, of such corporation which, upon its qualification as a railroad redevelopment corporation, and after provision for such amount of working cash and for the payment of such obligations of the debtor or of its trustee or trustees as shall be specified in the certificate, will be available to pay the costs of such improvement and rehabilitation program, or if there be a deficiency in such funds, an estimate of the amount thereof;

    (D) The amount of funds which will be made available to such corporation by its stockholders and the additional amount estimated to become available from other private investors in order to pay the costs of such improvement and rehabilitation program;

    (E) The amount of funds which such corporation will require from its operating revenues and other income in each year of its existence as a railroad redevelopment corporation in order to pay the costs of such improvement and rehabilitation program, which yearly amounts shall be prorated for any other period;

    (F) The limitations, during the period of its existence as a railroad redevelopment corporation, upon the payment of interest or principal on the bonds or other indebtedness of such corporation consented to by the bondholders or other creditors affected thereby and the limitations, during such period, upon the payment of dividends on the capital stock of such corporation, which are necessary and reasonable to carry out the policy and purposes of section three hundred;

    (G) The passenger fares and charges (and the classifications, regulations, and practices pertaining thereto) of such corporation reasonably required when it qualifies as a railroad redevelopment corporation in order to enable it to have sufficient operating revenues and other income to provide for items (1) through (9) enumerated in section three hundred six; and

    (H) Provisions that such corporation shall:

    (1) apply, as soon as practicable,

    (a) the amounts by which its operating revenues and other income during the period of its existence as a railroad redevelopment corporation shall exceed the sums required during such period to provide for items (1) through (8) enumerated in section three hundred six, plus or minus, as the case may be,

    (b) the amount of available funds, or of the deficiency therein, determined pursuant to paragraph (C) of subdivision two, plus

    (c) the amounts received by such corporation from the sources specified in paragraph (D) of subdivision two,

    only to maintain the amount of working cash determined pursuant to paragraph (C) of subdivision two and to the payment of the costs of such improvement and rehabilitation program; and if the aggregate of said items (a), (b) and (c) shall be more than sufficient for that purpose, to the payment of the costs of such further additions and betterments of such corporation's facilities as it may be permitted or directed to make by order of the commissioner of transportation;

    (2) upon the termination of its existence as a railroad redevelopment corporation, set aside any of the foregoing amounts not so applied during such period in a separate fund to be used only for such purposes; and

    (3) in the event it shall sell any of its capital assets, apply, subject to the provisions of any mortgage or deed of trust covering such property, the proceeds thereof received during the period of its existence as a railroad redevelopment corporation, at its option, either to the payment of the costs of such improvement and rehabilitation program or of other additions or betterments of its facilities. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-168.1

  • Court: includes , where appropriate, a judge authorized to act as described in a particular statute, though not as a court. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • Covered fleet: means ten or more motor vehicles which are owned or operated by a single person in an area designated as being a severe ozone non-attainment area by the administrator pursuant to Title I of the Act. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Deposit agreement: shall include any agreement, assignment, proxy, consent, authorization, power of attorney or other similar instrument whereby a mortgage investment is deposited with or assigned to a committee. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1003
  • Depositary: shall mean and include any person, firm, association or corporation designated in any trust indenture, deed of trust, or deposit agreement as the custodian or depositary of mortgage investments. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1003
  • District: means a county soil and water conservation district created pursuant to section five of the soil and water conservation districts law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-335
  • Efficient barricade: means natural features of the ground, a dense woods, an artificial mound or a properly revetted wall of earth not less than three feet thick at the top, spaced at least three feet at the bottom from any explosives factory or magazine, the height of which is such that any straight line drawn from the top of any side wall of the explosives factory or magazine to the top of a building or to a point twelve feet above the center of a railroad or highway to be protected will pass through such intervening barricade. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • emission reduction credit: means the actual decrease in emissions of a regulated air contaminant in tons per year. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Explosives: means gunpowder, powders used for blasting, high explosives, blasting materials, detonating fuses, detonators, pyrotechnics and other detonating agents, fireworks and dangerous fireworks as defined in section 270. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • Explosives factory: means any building or other structure in which the manufacture of explosives or any part of the manufacture thereof is carried on. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • Facility: means a single property or contiguous or adjacent properties used for a common purpose which are owned or operated by the same person on or in which are located:

    a. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-324

  • Fertilizer: means the same as "specialty fertilizer" as defined in section one hundred forty-three of the agriculture and markets law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-701
  • Highway: means any public street, public highway, public alley or navigable waterway, which is open for traffic. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • Insurance company bail bond: means a surety bond, executed in the form prescribed by the superintendent of financial services, in which the surety-obligor is a corporation licensed by the superintendent of financial services to engage in the business of executing bail bonds. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • leak: means any escape of petroleum from the ordinary containers employed in the normal course of storage, transfer, processing or use. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-324
  • lessor: means a banking organization, foreign banking corporation or a national banking association authorized to engage in the safe deposit business. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-321
  • licensed casher of checks: means any individual, partnership, unincorporated association or corporation duly licensed by the superintendent of financial services to engage in business pursuant to the provisions of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-350
  • licensee: means a licensed casher of checks, drafts and/or money orders. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-350
  • limited liability company: means a domestic limited liability company or a foreign limited liability company, as defined in section one hundred two of the limited liability company law, a limited liability investment company formed pursuant to section five hundred seven of the banking law, or a limited liability trust company formed pursuant to section one hundred two-a of the banking law. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • Magazine: means any building or other structure, other than an explosives factory, used to store explosives. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • mobile unit: means any vehicle or other movable means from which the business of cashing checks, drafts or money orders is to be conducted. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-350
  • Mortgage investments: shall mean and include any and all shares and interests, heretofore or hereafter acquired, in an issue of bonds, notes or other evidence of indebtedness of individuals, partnerships, associations or corporations, held by more than one person and secured by a mortgage or mortgages upon real property, or by a deed or deeds of trust, trust indenture or indentures or other evidence of interest in real property, the payment of which is not guaranteed by any title and mortgage guaranty corporation or investment company and shall include certificates of deposit issued by or on behalf of a bondholders' protective committee or similar group and also any bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness taken in lieu of such real property by foreclosure or otherwise, provided, however, that it shall not include industrial securities. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1003
  • Municipal corporation: means a county, city, town or village or an entity designated to act on behalf of such. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-335
  • non-agricultural turf: means any non-crop land area that is covered by any grass species. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-701
  • Nonpoint source: means any source of water pollution or pollutants which is not a discrete conveyance or point source permitted pursuant to title seven or eight of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-335
  • Obligor: means a person who executes a bail bond on behalf of a principal and thereby assumes the undertaking described therein. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • offset: means emission reductions or emission reduction credits which are required to be obtained by an air contamination source in order to obtain approval for a permit to construct a new air contamination source, or modify an existing air contamination source, in a non-attainment area pursuant to Title I of the Act. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Operating permit: means a permit issued pursuant to section 19-0311 of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Operator: means any person who leases, operates, controls or supervises a facility. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-324
  • Order of recognizance or bail: means a securing order releasing a principal on his own recognizance or fixing bail. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • organization certificate: shall include an amended organization certificate. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-307
  • Owner: means any person who has legal or equitable title to a facility. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-324
  • Partially secured bail bond: means a bail bond secured only by a deposit of a sum of money not exceeding ten percent of the total amount of the undertaking. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • partnership: shall include , unless a different meaning is clearly required, a subchapter K limited liability company. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • Person: means any individual, public or private corporation, political subdivision, agency, board, department or bureau of the state, municipality, partnership, association, firm, trust, estate or any other legal entity whatsoever which is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Person: includes any natural person, partnership, association or corporation. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • Petroleum: means :

    a. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-324

  • Phosphorus fertilizer: means fertilizer in which the available phosphate (P205) content is greater than 0. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-701
  • Potential to emit: means the maximum capacity of a stationary source to emit any regulated air contaminant under its physical and operational design. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Principal: means a defendant in a criminal action or proceeding, or a person adjudged a material witness therein, or any other person so involved therein that he may by law be compelled to appear before a court for the purpose of having such court exercise control over his person to secure his future attendance at the action or proceeding when required, and who in fact either is before the court for such purpose or has been before it and been subjected to such control. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • Property: shall mean and include all of the real property or any incidental personal property constituting the underlying security for mortgage investments. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1003
  • Pyrotechnics: means any combustible or explosive compositions of manufactured articles designed and prepared for the purpose of producing audible or visible effects that are commonly referred to as fireworks. See N.Y. Tax Law 601
  • rebate: shall mean a refund of a certain portion of the wholesale price of a drug based on a negotiated agreement between a drug manufacturer and any administrator of the prescription drug discount card program created pursuant to this chapter. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1002
  • safe deposit box: means a vault, safe deposit box or other receptacle. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-321
  • 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. Penal Law 205.17
  • Secured bail bond: means a bail bond secured by either:

    (a) Personal property which is not exempt from execution and which, over and above all liabilities and encumbrances, has a value equal to or greater than the total amount of the undertaking; or

    (b) Real property having a value of at least twice the total amount of the undertaking. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574

  • Securing order: means an order of a court committing a principal to the custody of the sheriff, or fixing bail, or releasing him on his own recognizance. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • Stationary source: means any building, structure, facility or installation that emits or may emit any regulated air contaminant. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-704.1
  • Surety: means an obligor who is not a principal. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • Surety bond: means a bail bond in which the obligor or obligors consist of one or more sureties or of one or more sureties and the principal. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574
  • tank: includes all associated pipes, lines, fixtures and other ancillary equipment. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-324
  • terminable permit: as used in this article shall mean and embrace every grant from a city, town or village of power, right or privilege to occupy or use any of the streets, roads, highways, avenues, parks or public places of such city, town or village for the construction and operation of a street surface railroad, until such time as the city, town or village shall exercise its right to purchase the property, plant and equipment of such street surface railroad in accordance with the provisions of sections one hundred and seventy-three-a to one hundred and seventy-three-h, both inclusive, of this article, or until it shall be otherwise terminated according to law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-101
  • Trustee: shall mean and include any person, firm, association or corporation named, appointed or designated as such in any deed of trust, trust indenture or other similar instrument or any successor of such trustee. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1003
  • Unsecured bail bond: means a bail bond, other than an insurance company bail bond, not secured by any deposit of or lien upon property. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-574