Local Law 158: Double Penalties for Work without Permit Violations
Double civil penalties for work without permit violations
Any building that receives a work without a permit violation is subject to double the civil penalties for subsequent violations within a year of the most recent.
Local Law 158 went into effect on August 28, 2018.
1. You can prove that the prior work without a permit was conducted by a prior owner.
2. You can prove that the prior work without a permit was conducted in a part of the building owned by someone else.
To apply for a waiver Submit a L2 form and choose NRV (no relationship to violation) or BFP (bona fide purchaser).
For general payment questions, contact the Building Department’s Cash Receipts Unit.
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