NYC ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BOARD

Landlord Fined for Failing to Obtain Heating Fuel Oil Storage Permit

May 21, 2018    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for not having a required permit for storage/use of fuel oil for heating. Landlord argued that the Fire Department wouldn't issue the permit because...

Landlord Fined $100 for Leaving Uncovered Mattress Out for Disposal

May 20, 2018    

DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for leaving a mattress out for disposal without a cover. Landlord claimed that the mattress was left in front of the building next door. The ALJ ruled against landlord and...

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 $46,000 for Tenant's Short-Term Rental of Apartment

May 20, 2018    

DOB issued violations notices to landlord for use of a Class "A" multiple dwelling for other than permanent residential use. Landlord argued that apartment tenant created the violation, that landlord didn...

Building Was Altered Without Valid C of O

May 20, 2018    

DOB issued a violation notice to landlord for altering a building occupied without a valid certificate of occupancy (C of O). DOB's inspector observed a class A apartment in the cellar with full kitchen, gas...

New Landlord Fined $2,600 for Not Getting Boiler Gas Line Tested or Certified

April 22, 2018    

DOB issued two violation notices to landlord for failing to test and inspect a new or altered gas line attached to a boiler, and for not having a DOB-certified gas line inspected and authorized for use in the...

Landlord Fined $5,000 for Unlawful Short-Term Rental of Apartment

April 22, 2018    

DOB issued four violation notices to landlord based on transient use of a building apartment. DOB's inspector testified that he saw six people exiting the basement/first-floor duplex door to the unit. Some had...

Landlord Fined $1,000 for Advertising Short-Term Rental on Airbnb

April 22, 2018    

The Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement issued a violation notice to landlord for unlawfully advertising for short-term rentals on Airbnb.com. Landlord objected at a hearing, although she admitted she had...

Mayor's Office Didn't Prove Landlord Advertised for Unlawful Short-Term Rentals

April 22, 2018    

The Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement issued three violation notices to landlord after observing three separate unlawful advertisements for short-term apartment rentals on Airbnb.com's website, in...

Landlord Fined for Doing Plumbing and Electrical Work Without Permit

April 22, 2018    

DOB issued two violation notices to landlord, citing work without a permit in a building apartment. At a hearing, DOB's inspector testified and presented photographs showing that plumbing work, including new...

Landlord Didn't Produce Certification of Curtain Flameproofing at Inspection

March 12, 2018    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to provide a certificate of compliance for flame-resistant materials. The inspector said that landlord had failed to provide a sworn statement to...

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...

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