Landlord Fined Over $10,000 for Gutting Building Without Permits

LVT Number: #30992

DOB issued eight violation notices to landlord for work without a permit and failure to maintain a building in a safe and code-compliant manner. The vacant, four-story building had been fully gutted. There was excessive dust observed on stairs, handrails, and throughout the building. Electrical extension cords hung from the fourth-floor ceiling while only 10 percent of electrical work was completed. All work was done without permits. Construction materials and equipment were stored on the ground floor. Fire-stopping had been removed.

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DOB v. 2265-72nd Ave Realty: ECB App. No. 2000287 (7/16/20) [5-pg. doc.]