What Happens if You No Longer need to Register a Building with the HPD

HPD Complaints, Violations match the data from HPD Online HPD, open issues The building may have previously been required to register annually with the HPD Will need to complete a form letting the department know that you don’t need to register. The Application to Invalidate Registration can be found here. Request for certified copy of ...

How NYCityAlerts Can Help You with OATH/ECB Hearings

NYCityAlerts can help you with OATH/ECB hearings in two distinct ways: 1. Know when a hearing is coming up NYCityAlerts will show you the dates of any upcoming ECB hearings. The OATH ECB Hearings segment on a building profile will display both the date the violation was given and the hearing date. You can sort the data ...

Are You in a Flood Zone?

There are six different flood zones in New York City, going from Zone 1 to Zone 6, with 1 being the most likely to flood in the event of a storm. It is important to know if your buildings are in a flood zone, and if so, which zones, in order to be prepared. The ...

Do You Have to Alert Adjoining Building Owners to Demolition Activity?

An amendment to Local Law 141 of 2013 mandates that the City will be the ones to let adjoining owners know about demolitions. What is an Adjoining Property? It is land that would also be affected if building work was to take place in one building. This can include fences, walls, and sidewalks. Notification Owners ...

Is a Certificate of Correction Necessary to Close out DOB Violations?

Also known as an AEU-2 Form, a Certificate of Correction must be filled out in order to put a cap on a DOB violation. You may declare a correction on all classes (1, 2, or 3) of DOB violations. It is not merely enough to have attended a hearing in order for to close the ...

HPD Certificate of Corrections

Do HPD Violations Require a Certificate of Correction?

If you’ve received an HPD Violation, you’ll need to certify that the changes have been made, within the legally required timeframe. You can certify either by mail or online. By Mail You’ll need to print out a document to fill out. Which form you use depends on if the violation is heat-related or not. The ...

Street Fair

Keeping Things Tidy During Street Events

After an event such as a block party has occurred, the street needs to be properly cleaned in order to avoid getting a ticket. Follow the same rules for buildings, and make sure that materials are properly recycled. Some of what needs to be recycled includes: Paper Corrugated cardboardMetal cansPlastic bottles & jugsGlass bottles and ...

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