DOS VIOLATIONS

Landlord Fined $50 for Failing to Clean 18 Inches into the Street

August 25, 2022    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to clean 18 inches into the street in front of her building. At a hearing, landlord argued that the violation was issued at 8:52 a.m. the day after...

DOS Incorrectly Issued Violation to Landlord of Mixed-Use Building

August 25, 2022    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for failure to clean 18 inches into the street in front of its building. The DOS inspector reported that there were ashtray contents, cups leaves, napkins, and other...

Landlord Fined $25 for Disposing of Recyclables in Cardboard Boxes

July 22, 2022    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after finding rigid plastic and flooring left out for collection in cardboard boxes not designated for metal, plastic, or flooring. Landlord claimed that the items weren...

Landlord Fined $25 for Placing Recyclables Out for Collection in Cardboard Box

June 27, 2022    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for leaving an improper curbside recycling container in front of its building. The DOS inspector noted that he observed rigid plastics and flooring left out for...

Landlord's Twice-Daily Cleanings Not Sufficient to Clear Curbline Trash

February 21, 2022    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to clean within the 18-inch curbline in front of its apartment building. The DOS inspector described bottles, cups, napkins, pieces of paper, tissues, and...

Duplicative Summons for Same Condition Was Revoked

September 28, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for improper disposal of bedding after its inspector observed a mattress not placed in a securely sealed bag, out for collection. Landlord admitted the violation but...

Landlord Fined $100 for Improper Disposal of Bedding

September 28, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for improper disposal of bedding. Its inspector observed a box spring not placed in a securely sealed bag, left out for DOS collection. Landlord argued that neither he...

Landlord Fined by DOS for Trash Found in Sidewalk Tree Pit

August 25, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after its inspector found a large amount of accumulated papers and wrappers in and around a tree pit located in front of landlord's building. Landlord objected, but...

No Fine Where Stray Animals Strewed Contents of Garbage Cans

August 25, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after its inspector found a large accumulation of scattered bottles, cans, cups, newspapers, other paper, plastic bags, a mattress, and an air conditioner frame in the...

Duplicate Violation Notice for Same Item on Same Date Dismissed

July 27, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord based on loose rubbish found in front of landlord's two-family dwelling. The DOS inspector observed 20 pieces of wood placed out for collection without being securely...

Landlord Fined $100 for Uncovered Trash Cans

June 22, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after finding three uncovered trash cans exposing household waste likely to be scattered about. Landlord objected to the violation. He lived in the building and said he...

DOS Violation for Unsealed Mattress Dismissed

January 25, 2021    

(Decision submitted by Tony Subraj, Sr. Vice President of Zara Realty, for the owner.)