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Registered Vacant Building List 7-3-18LOCAL LAW NO.1-2010; AMENDED 6/30/2015 by L.L. No. 15-2015.  THIS LOCAL LAW AMENDS CHAPTER 58 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF YONKERS ENTITLED "HOUSING AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE CODE" BY AMENDING ARTICLE VIII ENTITLED "VACANT BUILDING REGISTRY".. 

Below are a list of the main changes to the code:

  • The property renewal date shall be January 31st of each year.
  • The fee schedule has changed (see below).  Any existing properties that have not paid will still be billed as per the old section of code.  Any new properties being added to the list as of today, will be billed per the new code section – as year 1.  In January of 2016, all these properties will be billed as year 2.
  • The fee shall be paid in full prior to the issuance of any building permits, certificates of occupancy or certificates of completion.
  • Any property on which a building permit has been received and is being actively developed shall be exempt from the registration for 6 months from written request.  This section has what the written request shall include.
  • A property owner may appeal to the Vacant Buildings Review Board by filing a written request.  See section for more details. 
 

Property Type 

Year 1

 

Each Subsequent Year

Residential

First unit $1000, each additional unit $600

First unit $2000 each additional unit $1000

Late Fee:        $500 Per Month

Commercial 

 

$3,000 or $0.40 per SF, whichever is greater $5,000 or $0.50 per SF, whichever is greater
 Late Fee:       $500 Per Month

 

Read the local law here:  Vacant Building Registry Law 

List of Registered Vacant Buildings: Vacant_Registry_11252019

Download the forms:  VACANT BLDG REGISTRATION FORM

  Vacant Building Fee Waiver Request Form

  Vacant Building Appeal Hearing Request Form

  Vacant Building Registration Removal Form

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