Queens, NY asked in Estate Planning, Contracts and Business Law for New York

Q: My contractor for remodeling my home never give us a CO can we file a report it been 8 years.

My parents brought a house and got a contractor to remodel it from a single-faimly home to a multi-faimly. They got the remodeling done but never give us a CO certificate we been trying in touch for about 9 years and he been avoiding the situation and never really explaining what is going on. What should I do next in order to get my CO? Where do I have to go?

1 Lawyer Answer
Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You need to have an architect file for this change. A contractor cannot do it. In fact, doing this work without the proper filings may mean that there are open violations and permits that are bigger issues.

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