Compliance Reminder: Provide Annual Stove Knob Cover Notices
Stove knob covers are an important fire prevention tool. The covers make stove knobs on gas-powered stoves inaccessible to children. Local Law 117, which became effective in December 2018, requires that an owner of multiple dwellings provide stove knob covers for gas-powered stoves where the owner knows, or reasonably should know, that a child under 6 years of age resides. Owners are also required to provide stove knob covers in a unit without a child under age 6 if the tenant requests them.