Westchester County

Consumer Laws

Learn about important laws in the county and how they affect you. These include the Wireless Security Law (Wi-Fi) for businesses, which has been designed to safeguard your personal information, and a cellphone recycling law.

Also learn about local laws to protect you by requiring owners of ATMs at non-bank locations to register them, as well as a bill that would, if adopted, phase out those leaf blowers that are most dangerous to the environment. County law requires all home improvement contractors who work in Westchester to be licensed.

You can review the complete listing of the consumer protection code in Westchester County. Laws are enforced by the Department of Consumer Protection.

Phosphorous Fertilizer Ban
For an indepth explanation of the county law that restricts sale and use of phosphorous fertilizer, read about the phosphorous fertilizer ban in Environment and Recycling.