NYC Department of Consumer Affairs
|PROTECTING NEW YORKERS AT THE PUMP
With high gasoline prices, DCA is urging consumers to shop around for the
DCA checks every gas station in New York City to make sure drivers are
getting what they pay for and to prevent damage to their cars. DCA
inspectors check that each gas pump registers accurately, prices are
posted, octane levels are what they say, and no excessive water or MTBE is
in the tank. Any pump found in violation is condemned immediately.
here to report a gas station you suspect is shortchanging you.
|TEN THINGS EVERY BUSINESS SHOULD KNOW
From refund policies to proper receipts, balanced scales and price
here for what your business needs to know in English, Spanish and
DCA’s 3rd Annual Business Education Day
Read the press
|MAKE SURE AMUSEMENT RIDES ARE LICENSED AND SAFE
Summer in the City means carnivals, street fairs, block parties, and fun.
But the fun can deflate as fast as your favorite inflatable ride if it’s
not licensed and safe. Licensing is easy and ensures each ride has been
checked and insured.
License applications can be found here: permanent
and inflatable rides; temporary
to see which rides are licensed year-round or this
ride safety tips (PDF)
PROTECT YOURSELF WHEN MAKING HOME IMPROVEMENTS
To check if a contractor is licensed or homeowner tips, please click
SELLING OR BUYING PRODUCTS THAT USE INGREDIENTS FROM ENDANGERED
SPECIES IS ILLEGAL
For more information about such species,
Visit the NYC Dept of Consumer Affairs web site