Appeals FAQ
  1. What is the procedure for filing an appeal?
  2. How long do I have to submit an appeal?
  3. How long does it take for my appeals to be decided?
  4. I submitted a financial hardship application for my appeal, but I am still receiving notices.  Why?
  1. What is the procedure for filing an appeal?
    You must complete and submit an Appeals Request Form (available online or at any ECB location) to the Environmental Control Board within 30 days of the mailing date of the Decision & Order. The appeals request can be mailed, delivered in person or submitted online at www.nyc.gov/oath. You must serve the issuing agency a copy of your appeals request and make payment to ECB (or apply for a hardship waiver) of the imposed amount.

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  2. How long do I have to submit an appeal?
    You have 30 days from the mailing date of the Decision & Order to file an appeal.
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  4. How long does it take for my appeals to be decided?
    An appeals decision must be decided within 180 days from the date of the receipt of the appeals request.
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  6. I submitted a financial hardship application for my appeal, but I am still receiving notices.  Why?
    You will continue to receive notices until an appeals decision is made.
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