Local Lawmakers Weigh in on Code Enforcement Bill Passed by NYS Senate

Legislation passed in the New York State Senate last week that aims to fix code enforcement failures in our area and around the state. On the show Friday, Rockland County Executive Ed Day said he likes the package of bills overall, but he disagrees with the plan to keep the Department of State responsible for oversight…

Much of the focus of the ten-bill package was on Ramapo which has had code enforcement issues over the years. Ramapo supervisor Michael Specht says the bills could give local municipalities better tools to help them deal with code enforcement…

The bill’s sponsor, Rockland and Orange County state senator James Skoufis, recognizes all of the bills may not make it through the Assembly and onto the governor’s desk, though he thinks they should…

The bill would, among other things, create a residential rental registry and increase the minimum standards for training and certification for code enforcement personnel.

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