You can report odors or vapors coming into a residence or business from a nearby dry cleaning business or a smell directly outside a dry cleaning business.

You should provide the exact street address and name of the dry cleaner causing the odors.

To report a smell directly outside a dry cleaning business, you must provide your contact information so the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) can contact you, if necessary. DEP cannot action the Service Request without it.

Report dry cleaning odor:

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Picture or video attachments may be used for informational purposes only. A condition must be observed in person by a DEP inspector for a summons or Commissioner's order to be issued.

If you live near a dry cleaner, you may be exposed to dry cleaning chemicals that could affect your health. The most common chemical is PERC.

Learn more about PERC.

If you have concerns about the health effects of living near a dry cleaner, assistance will be provided.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

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