DEP VIOLATIONS

Landlord Didn't File Backflow Prevention Device Test Report

February 25, 2020    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for failure to submit an annual test report for a backflow prevention device. At a hearing, landlord claimed that he submitted the report after receiving the violation notice...

Landlord Must Pay Mitigated $50 Penalty for Late Filing of BPD

December 19, 2019    

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to submit an annual test report for a backflow prevention device within 12 months from the last submission made in...

Landlord Fined $500 for Failing to File Annual BPD Test Report

October 22, 2019    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to submit an annual test report for a backflow prevention device (BPD) located in its building. At a hearing, landlord argued that a mitigated penalty should...

Landlord Fined $700 for Failing to Install Backflow Prevention Device

August 27, 2019    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to install a backflow prevention device (BPD). Landlord claimed that the violation notice wasn't properly delivered to her. The ALJ agreed and dismissed the...

Landlord Fined $500 for Not Filing Timely BPD Test Report

June 23, 2019    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord in 2018 for failing to submit an annual test report for a backflow prevention device within 12 months from the last submission in 2014. At a hearing, DEP acknowledged that...

Landlord Fined $700 for Not Installing and Testing BPD

August 23, 2018    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to install a backflow prevention device (BPD) at the building or to submit an initial Test Report to DEP. At a hearing, landlord showed it was now in compliance....

Landlord Fined $1,500 for Not Filing Annual BPD Test Reports

July 24, 2018    

DEP issued three violation notices to landlord for failing to file annual test reports for backflow prevention devices (BPDs) at the building. DEP claimed that landlord had last filed an annual test report in 2012....

Landlord Fined for Late Filing of Annual BPD Test Report

June 24, 2018    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to file an annual test report for a backflow prevention device (BPD) within 12 months of the last submitted test result. By the time of an ECB hearing, landlord...

Landlord Did Construction Work on Sunday and Without Noise Mitigation Plan

May 20, 2018    

DEP issued violation notices to landlord for doing construction work at a three-family house on a Sunday and without a noise mitigation plan (NMP). DEP's inspector testified that he saw workers mixing concrete...

Landlord Fined $500 for Failing to File Annual BPD Test Report

March 12, 2018    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to submit an annual test report for a backflow prevention device (BPD) at a building. Landlord's co-op board president argued that he was new in the position...

Landlord Didn't File Backflow Prevention Device Test Reports

February 21, 2018    

DEP issued two violation notices to landlord for failing to submit annual test reports for two backflow prevention devices at his building within 12 months of the last submission in September 2014. At a hearing,...

Fines Reduced Where Landlord Submitted BPD Test Reports Before Hearing

January 22, 2018    

The DEP issued violation notices to landlord for failing to submit an annual test report for three backflow prevention devices. At a hearing landlord presented test reports that showed compliance before the hearing...