FIRE DEPARTMENT VIOLATIONS

Landlord Fined for Not Posting Fire Safety Notices

November 29, 2017    

The Fire Department issued two violation notices to landlord for failure to maintain at the building a record of annual servicing of portable fire extinguishers, and failure to post fire safety notices on each...

Certificate of Approval of Fuel Oil Burning and Storage Equipment Unavailable

September 26, 2017    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to provide documentation that DOB had approved landlord's fuel oil burning and/or fuel oil storage equipment. Landlord sought dismissal of the...

New Landlord Fined for Undocumented Sprinkler System

August 28, 2017    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to maintain or produce records for a sprinkler system and failing to obtain or produce a certificate of fitness from the person maintaining the...

Landlord Fined for Electrical Room and Sprinkler System Violations

June 26, 2017    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to remove storage from the building's electrical room and failing to repair or replace a defective water motor gong for the sprinkler system....

Landlord Didn't Conduct Timely Sprinkler System Test

January 25, 2017    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to arrange and conduct a five-year hydrostatic pressure test of the building’s sprinkler system. Landlord claimed that the test wasn’t...

Landlord Fined for Failing to Maintain Petrometer on Fuel Oil Tank

August 23, 2016    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to maintain the building’s heating system, and directed landlord to replace the level indicating device (petrometer) for the fuel oil tank....

Landlord Completed Sprinkler Test Shortly After Violation Issued

July 25, 2016    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to arrange a flow test of the building’s residential sprinkler system in the presence of an FDNY representative. At a hearing, landlord...

Loft Tenant Violated Fire Code by Blocking Sprinkler System

June 17, 2016    

Loft tenant appealed a decision by ECB that reinstated a violation against her for obstructing the sprinkler system in her loft unit in violation of the NYC Fire Code and fined tenant $475. The court denied tenant...

Landlord Fined for Noncompliance with Sprinkler System Rules

May 24, 2016    

The Fire Department issued 12 violation notices to landlord relating to sprinklers and other fire protection requirements. Inspection of eight attached townhouses on two dates showed that landlord failed to arrange...

No One at Building Had Certificate to Inspect and Test Fire Alarm System

February 16, 2016    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to provide a certificate of fitness (CF) for supervision of the building’s fire alarm, standpipe, and sprinkler systems. Landlord’s...

Rooftop Solar Panels Installed Before Plans Approved

January 20, 2016    

The Fire Department issued violation notices to landlord for failing to provide unobstructed rooftop access and failing to obtain prior approval for installation of solar equipment on the roof of three buildings....

Sprinkler System Required in Laundry Room

January 20, 2016    

The Fire Department issued violation notices to landlord for failing to provide a sprinkler system in the building’s laundry room, failing to provide a roof manifold for the standpipe system, and inadequate...

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