The Department of Buildings issues two types of violations:
Environmental Control Board (ECB) Violations
An Environmental Control Board (ECB) violation is issued by the Department of Buildings when a property does not comply with a part of the New York City Construction Codes and or Zoning Resolution.
Department of Buildings (DOB) Violations
A DOB Violation is a notice that a property is not in compliance with some provision of applicable law and includes an order from the Commissioner of the Department of Buildings to correct the violating condition.
Reseraching a ViolationAdditional Information
Use the Department Buildings Information System (BIS) to obtain information about the vioaltion. You can search by the violation number listed on the violation or the address where the violation was issued.