Increased Penalties for Unpermitted Work

Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Effective Date: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
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Statement of Basis and Purpose


The rule amends portions of Title 1 of the Rules of the City of New York (RCNY) Section 102-04 to ensure that the specified civil penalties conform with Local Laws 156 and 158 of 2017 with regard to penalties related to work without a permit.

The Department of Buildings’ authority for this rule is found in sections 643 and 1043 of the New York City Charter, and sections 28-213.1.1, 28-213.1.2 and 28-213.6 of the New York City Administrative Code.


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