See: pesticides; neighbor notification law, rule, and regulation at NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation
Law: Laws of NY State (Search for Environmental Conservation Law (ENV) Title 17, Chapter 11: Neighbor Notification of Pesticide Application)
Regulations: NY Codes, Rules and Regulations (Search for Title 6, Chapter IV, Subchapter A, Part 325: Application of Pesticides, Section 41) Regulations also posted at NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
Summary: The Neighbor Notification Law, enacted as Chapter 285 of the Laws of 2000 , establishes requirements for providing 48 hour notice to neighbors for commercial lawn pesticide applications, posting of markers for residential lawn pesticide applications, and providing notice to occupants of multiple dwellings and other occupied structures. It also requires retailers who sell general-use lawn pesticides to post information. This law applies to counties and municipalities who opt into this law without modifications; see NYC Pesticide Notification Law.
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