Ramapo Receives Order to Comply with Uniform Code

RAMAPO – Monday, Executive Secretary of State, Anthony Giardina issued an order compelling the Town of Ramapo to comply with Uniform Code for fire prevention and building codes. This follows Fire Inspector Adam Peltz being assigned to a desk job after it was discovered he failed to cite numerous code and fire violations at four private schools. The schools have since gone through a series of re-inspections. The state discovered that Ramapo did not meet minimum standards for keeping records and documents in regards to inspections and development. The town also could not produce certain certificates of occupancy and now has been ordered to review its policies and practices for building permits and issuing permits. The order gives Ramapo timeframes of 10 to 30 days to meet the requirements of the order, as well as provide a written report reviewing local laws and compliance with the town enforcement program. Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski stated, “They have to take corrective action or the state could take over the building department.” He continued, “We’ve seen degradation of land use in the town and the village. How can inspections get done and these egregious conditions remain? The state is recognizing the dangerous conditions in the town.”

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