The pizzeria, barber shop or delicatessen down the street will be banned from dropping their advertisements at buildings that post a sign saying unauthorized fliers are not welcome. Violators will rack up fines between $250 and $1,000 per violation.
Sponsors of the law say the circulars not only create litter but are also a safety hazard.
Law takes on takeout menus, fliers
The city will wait to enforce the law until the Legislature reconvenes in the fall, [Assemblyman Mark] Weprin said.
That's because city lawmakers want to modify the law for multi-family buildings. Under the change, if some tenants still want menus, the owner can post a sign indicating how many residents want the advertisements and where they should be dropped.
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