Category: Department of Transportation

Having Outside Displays Without Getting Ticketed

Many stores have displays outside that catch the eyes of passersby. Displays cannot Extend more than 3 feet from the storefront Be taller than 5 feet Be put outside if the sidewalk is less wide than 12 feet Some streets, however, do not allow any displays whatsoever on their sidewalks. They are called Zero Sidewalk ...

Is sidewalk cleanliness the responsibility of the City or the owner?

Even if it might not seem like it, the sidewalk in front of your building is your responsibility. If it is a mess, you need to get it clean or else risk getting a sanitation ticket. It is important to find out exactly where your property lines are, to know how far out you will ...

Bringing Bikes into Buildings

The Department of Transportation (DOT) wants to decrease motor vehicles on the road and increase the amount of bicycles. December 11, 2017 marks eight years of the Bikes in Building Program. This legislation gives leaseholding tenants a formal way to request secure bicycle storage from building owners. building owners need to sign off on requests ...