Violation issued at improper time.

Position:DOS VIOLATIONS - Brief article

DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for having a dirty sidewalk. The notice stated that loose debris was found in front of the building between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Landlord argued that the ground-floor commercial tenant didn't open its store until 10 a.m. and that no violation should have been issued before that time. The ALJ ruled against landlord and fined it $100. Landlord appealed and won. The commercial tenant was responsible for cleaning the sidewalk. DOS had posted a notice on the building stating that inspections would occur...

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