Backflow Penalties & Imprisonment Violations

Backflow Violations of provisions concerning cross-connections within the Building Code may result in fines from $100 or imprisonment of up to 60 days. Under both the Plumbing Code and  Rules and Regulations, each day any violation shall continue shall constitute a separate offense. Continued failure to respond to notices of violation and each day’s continuance of a violation after notice to abate or remove the unapproved physical connection shall have been given by the State Department will result in an additional $100 per day fine.

All of the monetary penalties may be recovered by a civil action in state court.  In addition, the State department may institute a civil action in Superior Court for injunctive relief to prohibit further violation.

If you receive backflow code violations in New Jersey or NYC, please contact us ASAP at: 201-540-0980