Did water tanks present immediately hazardous conditions? #24304.

Position:DOB VIOLATIONS - Brief article

DOB issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to correct a prior violation and failing to maintain two wooden water tanks on the building roof. Landlord claimed that the prior violation had been corrected and showed a printout from

DOB's Building Information System (BIS) showing a certificate of correction predated the violation notice. The ALJ ruled against landlord and fined it $2,400, finding that landlord had only attempted to cure before the second violation. The ALJ also found that the violation was...

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