Welcome to the OATH Health 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.

Featured News

Registered Representatives: Read Important 2016 News  Here (in PDF)

New Hearing Office for Health & Restaurant Hearings in Queens  View flyer (in PDF)

Starting on December 21, 2015, Health & Restaurant hearings will be conducted at OATH’s new Queens Hearings Office which is located at:

OATH Hearings Division

31-00 47th Avenue, 3rd Floor

Long Island City, NY 11101

To appear for hearings and take care of other matters before December 21, 2015, please visit the current office located at 144-06 94th Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11435.

Quick Links

 Read a summary of New Rules for Health and Restaurant Hearings ( in PDF)
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On July 1st, new rules will go into effect at OATH with regards to Health and Restaurant related hearings. 

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.

Find OATH Hearings Division brochures and printable and electronic forms.


Summary of New Rules at the OATH Hearings Division

OATH Rules and Procedures

Health and Restaurant Decisions

Enforcement/Inspection Agencies
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene