New York Local Laws

The guidance around New York's Local Laws are constantly changing and evolving. It's a full-time job just keeping up with it. Let us handle as much or as little of the process as you'd like and you can keep working on the rest of your to-do list!
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Local Law 1

Local Law 1 of 2004, the NYC Lead Poisoning Prevention Law, requires landlords to inspect for and remediate lead-based paint hazards in New York City apartments. 

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Local Law 31

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As of August 9, 2020, unit owners must use a 3rd party, EPA certified, inspector or risk assessor to test for lead-based paint on all painted surfaces. 

*More information regarding Local Law 31 is planned to be released by HPD shortly.

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Not only can Maypole help lift current violations, we can also help prevent you from receiving any in the future. We will keep our ear to the ground regarding new rules and regulations so you don't have to find out after the fact. 

 

Local Law 55

On January 18th, 2018,  New York City Council passed Local Law 55 of 2018 - the "Asthma Free Housing Act".  It took effect on January 19th, 2019 and requires multiple-dwelling property owners in NYC to investigate and remove all indoor health hazards which trigger asthma.

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Local Law 61

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Local Law 61 establishes filing requirements for mold contractors that carry out mold assessment and mold remediation for buildings that contain 3 or more dwelling units or are located on a zoning lot that contains 25,000 or more square feet of non-residential floor area. 

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Local Law 77

As of August 2015, building owners are required to follow cooling tower regulations as defined in Chapter 8 for cooling tower compliance. Local Law 77 states that all NYC cooling towers must be registered, inspected, cleaned, disinfected, and tested, with annual documentation of compliance.

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Local Law 76

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As of 2019 an amendment was made to Local Law 77 that adjusted the rulings around sampling, documentation, and public availability of records. The most significant new regulation is the requirment of a qualified person to sample and submit 90-day record keeping to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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