Here's a look at recent complaints filed with Port Chester's Department of Code Enforcement. Inspectors took complaints involving open flame frying, illegal basement and attic apartments, overcrowding and more. A full list of pending complaints can be found here.
- At the Regent Gardens apartments, an open flame steel boiler was used by residents to fry food. A complaint was filed with code enforcement on Sept. 21. The case remains open.
- Fire safety inspectors found illegal basement and attic apartments while inspecting a home at 138 Haseco Ave. A notice of violation was issued on Sept. 19, and the owner hadn't responded within 30 days. The case remains open.
- A complaint alleges a two-family home on Highland Street houses as many as four families. The case remains open.
- After receiving a notice of violation from code enforcement, the owner of an Exchange Place apartment took care of a bed bug infestation and conducted mandatory repairs to the apartment. The case was closed when inspectors confirmed the repairs were complete.
- A second-floor apartment at 455 Willett Ave. is overcrowded, according to a complaint on Oct. 27. The case remains open.
- Residents in a first-floor apartment at 429 Orchard St. are using their living room as an additional bedroom, according to a complaint lodged on Oct. 27. The case is pending.
- An Armett St. resident is operating an auto repair shop out of his garage, according to an Oct. 27 report. The case remains open.
- Tenants in a Westchester Avenue apartment filed a complaint about a lack of heat in the apartment. An inspector followed up and resolved the situation by calling the management company, advising them of their legal responsibility to provide heat. The case was closed after resolution.
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