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§ 6-16 Sidewalk Stands 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.
   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).
   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.
 
Citation
Violation Description
First Violation
First
Default
Second Violation
Second Default
Third and Subsequent Violation
Third and Subsequent Default
Admin Code
§ 20-229
Operating an unlicensed newsstand
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
Admin Code
§ 20-231
Failure to comply with restrictions and size requirements
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin Code
§ 20-233(a)
Operating an unlicensed stoop line stand
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
Admin Code
§ 20-233(b)
Improper use of a stoop line stand
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin Code
§ 20-237(a) (food items)
Failure to comply with stoop line height, location and size restrictions displaying any food items
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin Code
§ 20-237(b) (food items)
Failure to comply with specific stoop line stand length and width restrictions on stands displaying any food items
$375*
$500*
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin Code
§ 20-237(a) (non-food items)
Failure to comply with stoop line stand location and size restrictions on stands displaying only non-food items
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin Code
§ 20-237(b) (non-food items)
Failure to comply with specific stoop line stand length and width restrictions on stands displaying only non-food items
$375*
$500*
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin Code
§ 20-237(c)
Unlawfully leasing to or permitting another person to use adjacent sidewalk space to display or sell merchandise
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
$100 per day
Admin Code
§ 20-240
Unlawfully sleeping in stoop line stand
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
Admin Code
§ 20-241.1
Failure to comply with newsstand franchise requirements
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 2-64(d)
Improper alteration or enlargement of newsstand
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 2-65
Failure to comply with newsstand site requirements
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 2-66
Improper operation of a newsstand
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 2-68
Failure to comply with procedures for review, approval, replacement or relocation of newsstand
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 2-69
Failure to comply with newsstand obligations
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
6 RCNY
§ 2-70.2
Failure to comply with stoop line stand requirements
$375
$500
$450
$500
$500
$500
 
(Added City Record 8/22/2016, eff. 8/22/2016; amended City Record 4/21/2020, eff. 5/21/2020)