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Trash and rats
New Trash Regulations for 2023
In an effort to mitigate the City’s rat problem, Mayor Adams and the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced new rules for trash and recycling. The new rules, made public on October 17, 2022, will go into effect on April 1, 2023
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New Law on Short-Term Rentals
Everyone’s looking for ways to make a quick buck these days, and renting out their apartments to vacationers on Airbnb or another short-term rental platform is an easy way for New Yorkers to pad their pockets.
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End of the year 2022
‘Tis the season of the endless to-do lists! As you wrap up the year, don’t forget your end-of-the-year compliance deadlines.
DOB Changes
DOB Changes
The DOB’s recently made a total of 26 changes for small businesses as part of an executive order to help NY’s small businesses recover from setbacks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Sprinkler Requirements
The DOB is always issuing new requirements, but many of them only become relevant months, or years later.  The upcoming sprinkler requirement as of November 14, 2021, was instituted by the DOB a full two years ago.
Compliance Updates
OATH Updates
As you likely know by now, the NYC compliance code can change as often as the weather — and the Jaffa team is here to keep you informed, always. We don’t want you to get slapped with a violation because you missed a new or amended law, and we’ll keep you updated about any changes you need to know about so that you always stay compliant.
Local Law 66 of 2019
Local Law 66 of 2019
Collecting Dust: Lead Dust Standards to Change This Year As a property owner, it’s always important to be informed and up to date on laws and regulations to ensure that you remain in compliance
Update
Local Law 160 of 2017
UPDATED AUGUST 16, 2021 The newest update to the law now requires property owners to file a Property Owner Certification Form