Welcome to the OATH Hearings Division
OATH is the City’s central independent administrative law court; it is not part of the state court system. The OATH Hearings Division is the division of OATH that is currently responsible for holding hearings on most notices issued by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) for alleged violations of the City's Health Code and other laws affecting health.

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On July 1st, new rules will go into effect at OATH with regards to Health and Restaurant related hearings.

Read a summary of New Rules for Health and Restaurant Hearings ( in PDF)
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OATH Hearings Division Data
Find useful statistics and data about the type of cases filed by the Health Department and the outcome of hearings at the OATH Hearings Division.

Find answers to frequently asked questions about hearings at the OATH Hearings Division and how to respond to a Notice or Summons at the OATH Hearings Division.

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Summary of New Rules at the OATH Hearings Division

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NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene