New Ways to Enforce Coronavirus Safety Measures in Your Condo Coop

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PUBLISHED ON: April 3, 2020

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Under Executive Order No. 202.10, signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on March 23, 2020, all nonessential gatherings of any size for any reason are prohibited through April 22, 2020. In addition, all New Yorkers, whether they are healthy or sick, must stay home unless they are an essential worker.

On March 27, 2020, the New York State Department of Economic Development updated the definition of an “essential business” that is exempt from in-person restrictions. Health care operations, food and beverage stores, restaurants and bars (takeout/delivery only), and financial institutions remain open. If there are any projects taking place in your condominium or cooperative, be aware that all nonessential construction must be shut down unless it is an emergency construction. Emergency construction is a project that is necessary to protect the health and safety of the building’s occupants, or a project that must continue because it is unsafe to allow the work to remain incomplete. In emergency construction, social distancing must be maintained at the jobsite, including entering and exiting the building, taking meals, and elevator access. Fines of up to $10,000 per violation will be imposed to enforce these new safety measures at the jobsite. According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, people should only leave...


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