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City Council Passes ‘Awning Act’ to Save Small Businesses from Crippling Fines

The City Council passed legislation today to protect small business owners from the recent surge in fines for awning and signage violations issued by the Department of Buildings. Sponsored by East New York Councilmember Rafael Espinal, the Awning Act creates a two-year moratorium on fines, provides complete financial relief to businesses with outstanding violations and lowers […]