Penalties and fines.
If the building owner fails to rectify the problem or correct the violation, before the given correction date; For this reason, he is then subjected to charges and fines. The building owner is fined accordingly, to the class of violation issued. A class violation is fined from the date of correction; If the building owner is unable to correct the HPD violations. The building owner is then required to pay, a fine of 10$ – 50$ per day; Until the violation is finally corrected, and recorded.
Class B violation is also fined from the date of correction as seen in the notice of violation.
Therefore, Failure to correct the violation will incur a fine of 25$ – 100$; With additional charges of 10$ per day, until the violation is finally corrected and recorded.
Class C violation is also fine from the date of correction; As seen in the case of classes A and B, too.
Hence, failure to correct the violation within the given time frame; Will incur a fine of 50$ per day (for buildings with 5 or fewer dwelling units). likewise, 50$ – 150$ per violation ( for buildings with 5 and above dwelling units); Plus an additional 125$ per day, and 250$ for heat and water violations, per day.
It would be beneficial for the building owner, to ensure he keeps a steady watch on those building violation codes. Also, ensures he maintains his commercial residence in other, to avoid receiving an issued violation. And, if the building owner has already received a notice of violation; Then he should ensure the violations are corrected, before the appointed correction date. In other to avoid those fines and penalties; Also, to ensure the safety of those dwelling in those living units.