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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 responsible for holding hearings on summonses issued by a variety of City enforcement agencies.

Hearings Division Clerk’s Office

Clerks in the Hearings Division Clerk’s Office are responsible for assisting respondents by processing requests for hearings and scheduling cases, sending out decisions, processing payments, and providing other information to those who have received summonses. OATH Clerks:

OATH holds hearings on summonses that are issued by the following City enforcement agencies. If you have questions or concerns about why you were issued a summons by one of these agencies you can contact the agency that issued you the summons or ask for help from OATH’s Help Center.

NYC Department of Sanitation
NYC Department of Buildings
NYC Fire Department
NYC Department of Environmental Protection
NYC Department of Transportation
NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection
New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission
New York Police Department (NYPD)
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission
NYC Business Integrity Commission
NYC Office of Technology & Innovation
NYC Department of Finance
Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement