Officers at the 111th Precinct, the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement and inspectors from the Department of Buildings conducted a joint operation within the precinct’s command on Feb. 16, an NYPD spokesperson said.
The following businesses were visited and each issued Environmental Control Board (ECB) summonses and one Fire Department violation by Buildings inspectors:
- Sakura Relaxing Spa, 248-25 Northern Blvd., three ECB summonses
- Water Imperial Spa, 253-06 Northern Blvd., five ECB summonses
- Love Life Spa, 253-11 Northern Blvd., four ECB summonses
- Mod Spa, 255-06 Northern Blvd., five ECB summonses
- R Station, 255-08 Northern Blvd., five ECB summonses
There were no arrests made at the above locations and no individuals summonses were issued by police, according to authorities.
ECB violations are issued when a property does not comply with a part of the New York City Construction Codes and or Zoning Resolution. Owners can either admit to the violation and pay any applicable penalties or attend a hearing to contest the violation.
Officers at the 111th Precinct took to Twitter to announce the joint operation.
A joint operation was conducted in the 111th precinct with the mayor's office of special enforcement to make sure massage parlors and similar businesses are in compliance with the law. pic.twitter.com/l6ExYk32Ov
— NYPD 111th Precinct (@NYPD111Pct) February 18, 2018
“A joint operation was conducted in the 111th Precinct with the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement to make sure massage parlors and similar businesses are in compliance with the law,” the tweet reads.