A Hearing by Phone allows you to tell a judge over the phone why you think the charges on a ticket should be dismissed.
Are You Allowed to Have a Hearing by Phone?
Get help finding your code (in PDF)
Enter the violation code below to learn if you are allowed to have a Hearing by Phone. If your code is not found, you must appear in person.
Schedule a Hearing by Phone
You can send ECB a request for a Hearing by Phone by using a simple online form. The form must be submitted to ECB before the scheduled hearing date. ECB will then call you to schedule the Hearing by Phone.
You can call ECB to schedule your Hearing by Phone. Please call (212) 436-0777 before the scheduled hearing date.
If you feel more comfortable writing your defense in a language other than English, please do so. OATH’s Environmental Control Board will have your written defense translated into English before it is given to the judge assigned to your case. All translation services are provided by OATH free of charge.
The Judge’s Decision
You will get the judge's decision in the mail within 30 days.