August 30, 2021
WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted New York City and its economy, and is addressed effectively only by joint action of the City, State, and Federal governments; and
WHEREAS, the state of emergency to address the threat and impacts of COVID-19 in the City of New York first declared in Emergency Executive Order No. 98, and extended most recently by Emergency Executive Order No. 228, remains in effect; and
WHEREAS, additional reasons for requiring the measures continued in this Order are set forth in Emergency Executive Order No. 228;
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers vested in me by the laws of the State of New York and the City of New York, including but not limited to the New York Executive Law, the New York City Charter and the Administrative Code of the City of New York, and the common law authority to protect the public in the event of an emergency:
Section 1. I hereby direct that sections 2, 3, and 4 of Emergency Executive Order No. 228, dated August 25, 2021, are extended for five (5) days.
§ 2. I hereby direct the Fire and Police Departments, the Department of Buildings, the Sheriff, and other agencies as needed, to enforce the directives set forth in section 2 of Emergency Executive Order No. 228, as extended by this Order, in accordance with their lawful authorities, including Administrative Code sections 15-227(a), 28-105.10.1, and 28-201.1, and section 107.6 of the Fire Code. Violations of the directives set forth in section 2 of Emergency Executive Order 228, as extended by this Order, may be issued as if they were violations under the Health Code sections 3.07 and 3.11, and enforced by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene or any other agency.
§ 3. This Emergency Executive Order shall take effect immediately, except that section 4(j) of Emergency Executive Order No. 228, as extended by this Order, shall take effect on September 13, 2021.
Bill de Blasio,