Public Hearings & Comments

Comments are made available for public inspection in accordance with the City Administrative Procedure Act. Comments may be submitted online through the NYC Rules website; by email to rulecomments@dca.nyc.gov; by mail to Carlos Ortiz, Director of Legislative Affairs, New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, 42 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10004; by fax at 347-788-4689; or by speaking at a public hearing.

Notices

July 18, 2019, 10 a.m.
Amendment of License Enforcement Rules
DCA is proposing rules to amend Chapter 1 of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of New York to improve the Department’s ability to carry out its mission designated in the New York City Charter. The proposed rule changes include a mix of deregulation, additional and stricter enforcement, and clarifications.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

August 5, 2019, 10 a.m.
Amendment of Sidewalk Cafe Rules
To help support public understanding of DCA’s licensing and regulation of sidewalk cafés and compliance by businesses, DCA is proposing updates to the “Sidewalk Cafés” rules, which can be found in Subchapter F of Chapter 2 of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of New York.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

Archived Public Comments

Amendment of Rules Governing Governing Auctioneers and Auction Houses
Public Hearing Date: June 3, 2019
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Amendment of Rules Governing Tax Preparers
Public Hearing Date: May 9, 2019
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Proposed Rules on Deceptive Advertising by For-Profit Educational Institutions
Public Hearing Date: April 4, 2019
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Rules Relating to the Submission of Applications for Tobacco and Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer Licenses
Public Hearing Date: December 13, 2018
No comments received by DCA.
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Amendment of Rules Regarding Grounds for License Suspension and Revocation
Public Hearing Date: December 5, 2018
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Amendment of Rules Regarding Immigration Assistance Services
Public Hearing Date: July 13, 2018
No comments received by DCA.
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Penalty Schedule for Violation of Prohibition on Conversion Therapy
Public Hearing Date: June 11, 2018
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Rule Amendment of Dealers in Second Hand Articles Penalty Schedule
Public Hearing Date: June 8, 2018
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Rule Amendment of Consumer Protection Penalty Schedule for Violations of Provisions of Law relating to Cigarette Retailers
Public Hearing Date: June 6, 2018
No comments received by DCA.
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Rule Related to Content and Inspection of Fuel Oil Printer Tickets
Public Hearing Date: May 21, 2018
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Amendment of Rules Relating to Second-Hand Auto Dealers
Public Hearing Date: May 7, 2018
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Rules Related to the Amendment of Consumer Affairs Penalty Schedule
Public Hearing Date: March 29, 2018
No comments received by DCA.
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Rules Related to the Amendment of Rules Relating to Second-Hand Auto Dealers
Public Hearing Date: February 28, 2018
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Rules Related to the Amendment of Rules Governing Commercial Garages and Parking Lots
Public Hearing Date: February 12, 2018
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Rules Related to the Amendment of Rules Regulating Commercial Laundries
Public Hearing Date: January 16, 2018
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Rules Related to the Implementation of the Fair Workweek Law
Public Hearing Date: November 17, 2017
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Rules Related to the Implementation of the Pay Deductions Law
Public Hearing Date: November 17, 2017
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Rules on Information Required to be Provided by Tax Preparers
Public Hearing Date: October 13, 2017
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Rules on the Licensing of Ticket Sellers
Public Hearing Date: October 2, 2017
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Rules on Amendment of Consumer Affairs Penalty Schedule
Public Hearing Date: June 26, 2017
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Rules on Information Required to be Provided on Petroleum Product Signs
Public Hearing Date: March 31, 2017
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