2006 New York Code - Posting Of Signs.



 
    §  18-131  Posting  of signs. a. The commissioner shall be required to
  post signs pursuant to sections 10-158 and 10-158.1 of  this  code,  for
  the  vessel  regulation  zone and the "no wake area" established by such
  sections.
    b. 1. The commissioner shall be  required  to  establish  a  telephone
  reporting  system  so  that  the public can notify the department of any
  accident or hazardous condition which may occur  or  exist  within  park
  property.  The commissioner shall have signs posted in all public parks,
  playgrounds, including jointly operated playgrounds, beaches  and  pools
  which  shall  contain the telephone number for reporting any accident or
  hazardous condition that occurs or exists within such public facility.
    2. The commissioner shall be required to maintain a record of  reports
  of  such  accidents  or  hazardous  conditions  by  borough  and service
  district which shall be provided to the council and mayor on  an  annual
  basis.   Such report shall include any action taken by the department in
  response to such reported accident or hazardous condition.
    3. Such notice  of  accident  which  the  commissioner  shall  receive
  according  to  the  provisions  of  this section shall not be sufficient
  notice as required under article four of the general municipal law.
    c. The commissioner shall post the following at all  comfort  stations
  at  all bathing beaches under the jurisdiction of the department, on its
  official website, and at such other places or times as the  commissioner
  shall deem appropriate or as required by law, rule or regulation:
    1.  The  dates  and  the  results  of  departmental inspections of the
  bathing beach at which such  information  is  posted.  Such  information
  shall  be  posted  within three days of the completion of the inspection
  cycle in which such inspection was made.
    2. The availability of information regarding bathing beaches from  the
  department of health and mental hygiene, which shall include, but not be
  limited to, the following:
    (i)  a statement of the availability of information posted pursuant to
  paragraph three of this subdivision on  the  department  of  health  and
  mental  hygiene's  official  website  and  provided  to  the 311 citizen
  service center;
    (ii) if a particular bathing beach is under advisory  or  closed,  the
  reason for such advisory or closure;
    (iii) an explanation of how to file a beach-related illness complaint;
    (iv)  any  other  information  the  commissioner  of health and mental
  hygiene  shall  deem  appropriate  or  as  required  by  law,  rule   or
  regulation.
    3.  The  commissioner  of  health  and  mental  hygiene shall make the
  information in subparagraphs ii through iv  of  paragraph  two  of  this
  subdivision  available  on  its  official website and to the 311 citizen
  service center. In addition,  the  commissioner  of  health  and  mental
  hygiene  shall  make  available  on  its official website and to the 311
  citizen service center the information  set  forth  in  subparagraphs  i
  through  vi  of  this  paragraph,  and  shall  make  the  information in
  subparagraphs  i,  ii  and  iv  of  this  paragraph   available   within
  twenty-four  hours of receiving the results of any test performed, or by
  the end of the business day following receipt of the results of any test
  performed, whichever is later.
    (i) the single day enterococci geometric mean for samples taken  at  a
  particular bathing beach by the department of health and mental hygiene;
    (ii)  the  enterococcus  bacteria  thirty  day geometric mean for such
  particular bathing beach;
    (iii) an explanation as to the enterococcus bacteria level that  could
  affect a closure at the particular bathing beach;

(iv) dates and results of any inspections or tests made pursuant to New York city health code article one hundred sixty-seven; (v) an explanation as to the weather and other conditions that could result in issuing an advisory or closing the particular bathing beach; (vi) any other information the commissioner of health and mental hygiene shall deem appropriate or as required by law, rule or regulation. 4. The commissioner of health and mental hygiene shall make the information required by paragraphs two and three of this subdivision, and such other information deemed appropriate by the commissioner of health and mental hygiene, accessible on the official department website for a period of at least one year. In addition, on or before the first day of November of each year, the commissioner of health and mental hygiene shall forward a combined report of the dates and results of all inspections of all bathing beaches and the dates and reasons for any advisory or closure, and such other information deemed appropriate by the commissioner of health and mental hygiene, for the Friday preceding the last Monday of May until the Friday after the first Monday of September of each year, to the mayor, the public advocate and the speaker of the council. d. The commissioner shall post the dates and results of departmental inspections of property under the jurisdiction of the department on its official website within seven days of the completion of the inspection cycle in which such inspection was made, except that information regarding the inspections of bathing beaches shall be posted within three days of the completion of the inspection cycle in which such inspection was made, in accordance with paragraph one of subdivision c of this section. The results of each inspection shall be accessible on the official department website for a period of at least one year. In addition, the commissioner shall forward a combined report of such inspection results to the mayor, the public advocate and the speaker of the council for each fiscal year by the first day of August of the next succeeding fiscal year.

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