Rockland Codes Initiative Faces Lawsuit from Group of Orthodox Jewish Congregations

The Rockland Codes Initiative is being targeted by a lawsuit, claiming the county executive improperly bypassed the legislature by using the Health Department for code enforcement. The legal action, which was reportedly filed by a group of Orthodox Jewish congregations, suggests the initiative singles out their community. Rockland County Executive Ed Day says the law targets everyone…

Attorney Dennis Lynch told The Journal News the law’s mandate for the inspection of buildings with three or more units is arbitrary and instead all buildings should be inspected. The county attorney said the law is necessary to protect public health and safety.

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