DEP VIOLATIONS

DEP VIOLATIONS

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...

Landlord Fined for Late Installation of Backflow Prevention Device

November 29, 2017    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to install a backflow prevention device and failing to submit initial test reports. At a hearing, landlord showed that initial testing took place on May 30, 2017...

Penalties for Not Submitting Annual BPD Test Report Reduced

November 27, 2017    

DEP issued three violation notices to landlord for failing to submit three annual test reports for backflow prevention devices. Landlord explained at a hearing that the devices had been tested on May 31, 2017, before...

Landlord Fined $700 for Not Filing Initial Test Report for BPD

May 23, 2017    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to install a backflow prevention device (BPD) and/or to submit initial test reports to DEP. Landlord claimed that the test report had been submitted on time. The...

Typo on Violation Notice Didn't Warrant Dismissal

January 25, 2017    

DEP issued a violation notice to landlord for operating a boiler and burner without renewal of an expired operating certificate. Landlord asked for dismissal of the violation because there was a typographical error...

Landlord Fined for Not Filing Backflow Prevention Device Test Reports

November 28, 2016    

DEP issued three violation notices to landlord for failing to submit annual test reports for three backflow prevention devices at its building. DEP’s inspector testified that, as of the hearing date, DEP hadn...