We appreciate your interest in Chatwick Gardens. The following policies are a selection of the frequently asked questions by prospective purchasers. Please note that these are for general information only and do not reflect the complete set of House Rules and other governing policies of Chatwick Gardens.

Quiet Enjoyment

All shareholders are expected to be respectful of volume and noise produced within their own apartments, and as such should not make or permit any disturbing noises in the building, which will interfere with the rights, comforts or conveniences of others.

Shareholders shall not play upon or suffer to be played upon any musical instrument, or permit to be operated a stereo, radio or television, or any other amplified sound devices in such shareholder’s apartment between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., if the same disturbs other occupants of the building.

Shareholders shall not permit to be conducted vocal or instrumental practice, nor give or permit to be given vocal or instrumental instruction at any time, without the written consent of Management and the Board of Directors.

Shareholders shall not run a business from their apartments requiring general public access or excessive delivery of boxes or other materials.

Moving Procedures

Moving in or out of the building must be performed during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Moving may not be performed on weekends or holidays. All move in and move out fees and deposits must be received by Management prior to scheduling.

Individuals must provide seven days advance notice of their move in and move out dates to Management by contacting their office during normal business hours. This must occur to ensure proper protection of all public corridors and elevators is installed prior to arrival, as well as to ensure no conflict with other scheduled move in and move out appointments. All shareholders must provide Management with the moving company’s Certificate of Insurance a the time of scheduling.

With the exception of large furniture, appliances, etc, all moves into or out of the building must be done through the breezeway service entrance.


All shareholders must maintain homeowners insurance naming Burns Street Owners Corp. d/b/a Chatwick Gardens as an additional insured. Shareholders are responsible for providing proof of such insurance to Management upon each renewal term of their policy. The liability coverage must be a minimum of $300,000.00.


All renovations and alterations require the filing of either a Decorator’s Agreement or an Alteration Agreement (depending on the extent of the project) with Management. A copy of each type of agreement can be obtained from Management. Shareholders may download a .pdf copy of these agreements within the “Residents Only” section of this website.


Eighty percent of all floors within each apartment (with the exception of bathrooms, kitchens, and closets) must be covered by soft floor covering, such as wall-to-wall carpeting or rugs, laid over such padding or other material as may be necessary to absorb sound.


Chatwick Gardens is a pet-friendly community. Pets such as dogs, cats and birds are welcome, however exotic pets such as (but not limited) to snakes, turtles, and reptiles are not permitted. All pets are subject to approval by the Board of Directors before they may reside within an apartment, and they must be registered by completing a Pet Registration form, which can be obtained by Management. Shareholders may download a .pdf copy of this form within the “Residents Only” section of this website.

The maximum number of dogs and cats in any apartment is one (1) per one (1) bedroom apartments and two (2) per two (2) bedroom apartments (one [1] dog and one [1] cat; or two [2] dogs; or two [2] cats). All dogs must be licensed per NYS law and wear their dog license tag on their collar when in public as required by the NYC Health Code. All pets shall maintain up to date shots and vaccines as required by law.

All dogs must be leashed and cats either leashed or in a carrier when in the building common areas or grounds. All other pets should be caged or contained appropriately for their species.


Subletting must have the prior approval of the Board of Directors and is on a case-by-case basis for a term of one (1) year. Prior to the expiration of the one-year term, any further sublet must be submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.

The maximum duration for subletting is three (3) years and can only be extended at the discretion of the Board of Directors. No subletting is allowed on rent-controlled apartments or on apartments that have not been owner-occupied for a period of at least three (3) consecutive years.

All shareholders must request in writing permission to sublet at least sixty days in advance. Once permission is granted, the shareholder must obtain from Management an application and have it completed by the prospective subtenant. A sublease agreement in form similar to Blumberg Form P-193 must be submitted with the application along with the application fee. The sublease must contain a clause that “no pets are allowed.” After review of the application by the Board of Directors, an interview with the prospective subtenant will be scheduled.

All sublets are subject to an annual surcharge fee of 20% of the annual maintenance.