Landlord Fined $8,750 for Unauthorized Gas Piping and Fittings

LVT Number: #30462

DOB issued three violation notices to landlord for: (a) working without a permit; (b) failing to have plumbing system tested; and (c) supplying gas to the buildings without DOB inspections and certifications. DOB's inspector found no permits on file for a gas dryer and hot water heater in the building cellar. At a hearing, landlord claimed that the violations had been corrected. The ALJ found no valid defense but reduced the penalties in light of landlord's compliance. Landlord was fined $8,750.

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Samet: ECB App. No. 1901210 (9/26/19) [2-pg. doc.]