A city ordinance revised in January 2006 mandates the following:
Within 30 days of a building becoming vacant, its owner must provide the Office of Codes Compliance with his or her name, address, email address, and telephone number.
If not a resident of the City of Newburgh, the Town of New Windsor or the Town of Newburgh, the owner must designate a managing agent who resides or maintains an office within the above communities. The same contact information must be provided for the managing agent.
By January 31 of every year, property owners must pay an annual fee of $900 to cover the cost of biweekly inspections of their buildings.
If a building fails inspection, the owner will be notified and will have 7 days from the receipt of notice to correct the condition.
If the condition is not taken care of within a designated time, the City will correct it and send the bill to the property owner
For more information, contact the Codes Compliance Office.