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New York City: Neighboring building is renovating and

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New York City: Neighboring building is renovating and scaffold uprights are three feet onto my sidewalk and a temporary enclosure has one wall on my sidewalk-which the city owns but I must maintain.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  WiseOwl58 replied 1 year ago.

They have no right to do that, under NY law and NYC code. They probably don't have a building permit either, so I would suggest that you bring this to the attention of the NYC building department and have them do your "dirty work" of making the neighbor remove the structure and get it out of your way.

PLease rate 4 or 5 and close out the question Good luck to you. I wish you all the best.

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