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All offices are open, including the OATH Trials Division located at 100 Church Street, where all parties are expected to be present as set by the March 4, 2019 calendar.

If you are unable to attend your scheduled hearing on a summons at the OATH Hearings Division on March 4, 2019, OATH will send you a new hearing date in the mail.


Welcome to the OATH Hearings Division

OATH is the City's central independent administrative law court; it is not part of the state court system. The OATH Hearings Division is the division of OATH that is responsible for holding hearings on summonses issued by a variety of agencies. Below is a video that explains who is responsible for a summons and the different ways someone can respond to a summons that is filed at OATH.

OATH holds hearings on summonses that are issued by the following enforcement agencies. If you have questions or concerns about why you were issued a summons by one of these agencies you can contact the agency that issued you the summons or ask for help from OATH’s Help Center.

NYC Department of Sanitation
NYC Department of Buildings
NYC Fire Department
NYC Department of Environmental Protection
NYC Department of Transportation
NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
NYC Department of Consumer Affairs
New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission
New York Police Department (NYPD)
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission
NYC Business Integrity Commission
NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT)
NYC Department of Finance
Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement 

In this section of the website you will find information about hearings that are conducted on summonses issued by these various agencies.