Tag: Violations

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 ...

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 ...

Complaints and Violations: What’s the Difference?

Complaints Any member of the public can call in or submit online a complaint to 311. Complaints that apply to the whole building remain anonymous, but residents will have to provide their apartment number for a more specific problem. 311 will then alert the HPD about the issue. If the issue isn't fixed, an inspector ...

ECB Hearing status

  If you must attend an ECB hearing, it is important to understand the terminology used. Here are some noteworthy terms that may be used: Appeal: If either you or the opposing agency does not agree with the outcome of the hearing, you may appeal via writing to keep the case open and argue your ...

How to Properly Alter and Repair Historic Buildings

The demolition of the original Penn Station, which started in 1963, sparked widespread dialogue about building preservation. Public outcry from the destruction of this structure helped fuel the 1965 Landmarks Law. This created the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). Stand-alone landmarks and historic districts are designated to preserve areas of distinct character, significance, and “sense ...