§ 25-301 Purpose and Declaration of Public Policy
§ 25-302 Definitions
§ 25-303 Establishment of Landmarks, Landmark Sites, Interior Landmarks, Scenic Landmarks and Historic Districts
§ 25-304 Scope of Commission’S Powers
§ 25-305 Regulation of Construction, Reconstruction, Alterations and Demolition
§ 25-306 Determination of Request for Certificate of No Effect On Protected Architectural Features
§ 25-307 Factors Governing Issuance of Certificate of Appropriateness
§ 25-308 Procedure for Determination of Request for Certificate of Appropriateness
§ 25-309 Request for Certificate of Appropriateness Authorizing Demolition, Alterations or Reconstruction On Ground of Insufficient Return
§ 25-310 Regulation of Minor Work
§ 25-311 Maintenance and Repair of Improvements
§ 25-312 Remedying of Dangerous Conditions
§ 25-313 Public Hearings; Conferences
§ 25-314 Extension of Time for Action by Commission
§ 25-315 Determinations of the Commission; Notice Thereof
§ 25-316 Transmission of Certificates and Applications to Proper City Agency
§ 25-317 Criminal Punishments and Fines
§ 25-317.1 Civil Penalties
§ 25-317.2 Violations of Landmarks Laws: Enforcement
§ 25-318 Reports by Commission On Plans for Proposed Projects
§ 25-319 Regulations
§ 25-320 Investigations and Reports
§ 25-321 Applicability
§ 25-322 Notification; Lease Notification

Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Administrative Code > Title 25 > Chapter 3

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.