Consumer Protection & Licensing Laws

Consumer Protection Law

The City's Consumer Protection Law prohibits unfair trade practices when dealing in consumer goods or services - such as false advertising, phony sales, and special offers with hidden conditions. The law also lays out proper behavior in the collection of consumer debts.

Licensing

New York City Administrative Code: Title 20: Consumer Affairs: Chapter 1: License Enforcement

Rules of the City of New York: Title 6: Department of Consumer Affairs: Chapter 1: License Enforcement

New York City Administrative Code: Title 20: Consumer Affairs: Chapter 2: Licenses

Rules of the City of New York: Title 6: Department of Consumer Affairs: Chapter 2: Licenses

Public Access Portal

The Law Department contracted with American Legal Publishing Corporation for a site where you can browse and search the New York City Charter, the New York City Administrative Code, and the Rules of the City of New York. Visit the site