A College Point trucking company has vacated the residential lot it was illegally operating after complaints from state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and residents, Avella announced Monday afternoon.
The company left the lot, located on 14-29 130th St., a day ahead of the Oct. 31 deadline mandated by the city Department of Buildings’ stipulation, Avella said. The company transferred all of its facilities to its commercial lot, the main lot located on the corner of 130th Street and 15th Avenue up the block from the residential lot.
“This situation has even been going on probably for a decade and I remember not getting a definitive answer from the Department of Buildings before leaving the Council and it was local residents that brought it back to my attention,” Avella said.
He praised the DOB for its swift action after concluding that the lot was indeed residential.
“I appreciate finally that the Department of Buildings took very impressive action on this,” he said.