COALITION TO
BAN HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGES



CARRIAGE HORSES
Existing Legislation

Below are some of the primary laws that affect New York City carriage horses.  They are mostly enforced by the Department of Health; the ASPCA and the NYC Police Department.  Other laws are enforced by the Departments of Consumer Affairs; Transportation; and Parks. 

 

NYC ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

TITLE 17 – HEALTH
CHAPTER 3 – LICENSE PERMITS
SUBCHAPTER 3 - RENTAL HORSE LICENSING AND PROTECTION LAW

TITLE 19 – TRANSPORTATION
CHAPTER 1 – STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
SUBCHAPTER 2 – PARKING AND OTHER USES OF STREETS

TITLE 20 - CONSUMER AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 2 – LICENSES
SUBCHAPTER 21 - SIGHT-SEEING BUSES, HORSE-DRAWN CABS AND DRIVERS

NYC CHARTER

TITLE 24. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE 
CHAPTER 4. HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF RENTAL HORSES.

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