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§ 6-74 Single-Use Beverage Plastics Penalty Schedule
All citations are to Title 16 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York.
Unless otherwise specified, the penalties set forth for each section of law or rule shall also apply to all subdivisions, paragraphs, subparagraphs, clauses, items, or any other provision contained therein. Each subdivision, paragraph, subparagraph, clause, item, or other provision charged in the Notice of Violation shall constitute a separate violation of the law or rule.
Unless otherwise specified by law, a second or third or subsequent violation means a violation by the same respondent, whether by admitting to the violation, being found in violation in a decision, or entering into a settlement agreement for violating the same provision of law or rule, on a different day within twelve months of the prior violation(s).
 
Citation
Violation Description
First Violation
First Default
Second Violation
Second Default
Third and Subsequent Violation
Third and Subsequent Default
Citation
Violation Description
First Violation
First Default
Second Violation
Second Default
Third and Subsequent Violation
Third and Subsequent Default
Admin. Code
§ 16-401(b)
Providing single-use plastic stirrers or single-use plastic splash sticks
$100
$100
$200
$200
$400
$400
Admin. Code
§ 16-401(c)(1)
Providing single-use, non-compostable plastic straws to customers without customer request (including providing such straws at a self-serve station)
$100
$100
$200
$200
$400
$400
Admin. Code
§ 16-401(c)(2)
Failure to maintain a sufficient supply of single-use, non-compostable plastic straws
$100
$100
$200
$200
$400
$400
Admin. Code
§ 16-401(c)(2)
Failure to provide a single-use, non-compostable plastic straw upon request
$100
$100
$200
$200
$400
$400
Admin. Code
§ 16-401(c)(2)
Charging a customer for a single-use, non-compostable plastic straw that the customer has requested or inquiring as to the reason a customer has requested such plastic straw
$100
$100
$200
$200
$400
$400
Admin. Code
§ 16-401(c)(3)
Failure to display required signage about plastic straw availability
$100
$100
$200
$200
$400
$400
Admin. Code
§ 16-401(d)
Providing compostable plastic straws to be used outside of the food establishment’s premises; failure to appropriately dispose of compostable plastic straws; failure to maintain required bins for disposal of compostable plastic straws
$100
$100
$200
$200
$400
$400
 
(Added City Record 12/9/2021, eff. 1/8/2022)