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§ 6-11 License Enforcement Penalty Schedule.
   All citations are to Title 20 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York or Title 6 of the Rules 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.
   For the fine amounts marked by a single asterisk, if the respondent timely submits the appropriate proof of having cured a first-time violation, the respondent will not be subject to a civil penalty pursuant to Local Law 153 of 2013.
   In certain cases, the Department may ask for license suspension or revocation, as permitted by statute. If a respondent is found in violation of multiple provisions that require a suspension period, the suspension periods shall run concurrently.
   Unless otherwise specified by law, a second or third or subsequent violation means a violation by the same respondent, whether by pleading guilty, being found guilty in a decision, or entering into a settlement agreement for violating the same provision of law or rule, within two years of the prior violation(s).
   For violations of Section 20-105, each day of unlicensed activity constitutes a distinct and independent violation. Except as otherwise expressly provided, fines imposed for Section 20-105 violations shall be in addition to, and shall not be offset or modified by, any fines or civil penalties prescribed by Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Administrative Code or provisions of state law governing businesses licensed by the department.
 
Citation
Violation Description
First Violation
First
Default
Second Violation
Second Default
Third and Subsequent Violation
Third and Subsequent Default
Admin. Code
§ 20-105
Unlicensed Activities
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
Admin. Code
§ 20-109
Improper license transfer
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin. Code
§ 20-110
Failure to obtain Department approval of change of corporate ownership
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin. Code
§ 20-111
Failure to obtain Department approval of change in a partnership
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin. Code
§ 20-112
Failure to comply with licensee address requirements
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin. Code
§ 20-113
Failure to comply with trade name requirements
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin. Code
§ 20-114
Failure to comply with inspection and license display requirements
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-01.1
Failure to provide truthful information on application
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-03(a)
Failure to post the license sign
$375*
$500*
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-03(b)
Failure to post the sidewalk cafe license and complaint sign
$375*
$500*
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-04
Making false representations and altering or falsifying Department documents or providing or using falsified documents
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-05
Failure to contain license number in advertisements and other printed and electronic matter
$375*
$500*
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-13
Failure to comply with requirements related to responding to a consumer’s complaint
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-14
Failure to appear for or respond to a request for documents, subpoena, request for interrogatories, or notice of deposition
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-15
Failure to satisfy judgment
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-16
Failure to comply with record and business premise inspection requirements
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-17
Improper wearing of badge
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-18
Failure to destroy identification documents issued by the department
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 1-21
Injurious conduct committed by a licensee
$500
$500
$500
$500
$500
$500
 
(Added City Record 8/22/2016, eff. 8/22/2016; amended City Record 8/22/2017, eff. 9/21/2017; amended City Record 2/15/2019, eff. 3/17/2019; amended City Record 2/24/2020, eff. 3/25/2020; amended City Record 2/22/2021, eff. 3/24/2021)