Fire Code Violations

If you are a business owner, building owner or landlord and have been cited for fire code violations in the New York City area, your property has violated NYC Fire Code and Department Rules. These violations may subject you to hefty fines, license suspension or revocation and major inconveniences for your business.

Regardless of the severity of the infractions, you need a lawyer who protects your rights while achieving positive results. The fines and expenses associated with remedial work could cost tens of thousands of dollars.  Gary J. Wachtel, Esquire will fight these fire code violations and will defend your business.

Mr. Wachtel’s services include appearances at the NYC Criminal Court, the Environmental Control Board and Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.

Mr. Wachtel handles cases including:

  • Fire Department (FDNY)
    • FDNY Order and Rule Violation(s)
    • Certificates of Correction
  • Department of Buildings (DOB)
    • Building Code Violations
    • Certificates of Correction
    • Removal of DOB Violation(s)

According to the New York City Fire Department website, The Fire Code Regulates such matters as:

  • Emergency preparedness
  • The prevention and reporting of fires
  • The manufacture, storage, handling, use and transportation of hazardous materials and combustible materials
  • The conduct of various businesses and activities that pose fire hazards
  • The design, installation, operation and maintenance of the buildings and premises that house such materials, businesses and activities

If you are in violation of this code, contact Mr. Wachtel to discuss your next steps.

Mr. Wachtel understands the need to update clients each step of the way. Because of the personalized attention Mr. Wachtel gives each case, he knows exactly what stage the case is at and can easily keep the client informed.

From his office in midtown Manhattan, the law firm of Gary J. Wachtel, Esq. represents residential landlords, real estate management companies, tenants, restaurant and bodega owners across the entire New York City area, including the boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island and throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Contact his law offices now, or call him today to arrange for your initial appointment, and let his experience be your advantage – 212-371-6500.