Smoking and using e-cigarettes, which includes cannabis (marijuana), is prohibited in the common areas of residential buildings with three or more units.
Common areas include:
– Laundry rooms
You can make a complaint about:
– Smoking taking place in locations covered by the Smoke-Free Air Act
– A building owner that has not disclosed or shared a policy on smoking to current or prospective tenants
Find more information on the Frequently Asked Questions Handout by the Department of Health on the link nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/smoke/neighbor-secondhand-smoke-faq.pdf. Contact your landlord to make a smoking complaint. Call 311 for assistance by phone.
Updated on May 25th, 2021