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Local Law 104 of 2019 – Denial of Permits for Multiple Dwellings with Excessive Open Violations

Published on: March 4, 2021

As of March 4, 2021, the Department will deny applications for initial work permits in the Buildings Information System (BIS) for multiple dwellings with the following ratios of open hazardous or immediately hazardous Housing Maintenance Code violations and/or open immediately hazardous or major Construction Code violations to dwelling units:

  • Buildings with 35 or more dwelling units: two (2) or more violations for every unit;
  • Buildings with fewer than 35 dwelling units: three (3) or more violations for every unit.

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