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Backyard/Alley Violation
For NYC Residents Only
You can tell us about your request here on the Internet OR
by calling the New York City Citizen Service Center at 3-1-1.
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Backyard or Alleyway Violation Service Request
Backyards, courts, alleys and airshafts must be kept clean of debris at all times. To report a violation, please complete and submit the following form:
PLEASE NOTE: If the backyard or alleyway is not visible from the street, do not fill out this form. Please call the Department of Health at 311.
* denotes required field
Where is the violation occurring?
* Boro:
* Street Address:
* Between Streets:
* From what public area is the debris visible?
Additional Information:
(maximum 100 characters)
If necessary, how can we contact you?
I would like to remain anonymous
My contact information is as follows:
Daytime Telephone Number including Area Code:
E-mail Address: