Thanksgiving Day Parade Construction Embargo

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade beginning 12:01 AM Tuesday, November 15 through 11:59 PM Thursday, November 24, 2016. Read More >

File Special Waivers for Holiday Construction Work Now

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued the 2016 Holiday Construction Embargo for NYCDOT construction permits, which will be in effect on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 6am to 11:59pm and again from Monday, November 21, 2016 from 6am through Monday, January 2, 2017 at 11:59pm. Read More >

The 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code To Take Effect October 3, 2016

The 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC) will go into effect on October 3, 2016. Adopted as Local Law 91 of 2016, the NYCECC is based on, and a modification of, the 2016 New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code (NYSECCC), which will also be implemented on October 3. Legislation is currently pending with New York City Council to amend the 2016 NYCECC based on recent changes made by the state supplement. Read More >

Important Filing Notice about Facade Compliance

On Monday, September 12, 2016, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) will be launching a new online portal for registered DOB NOW users to submit Facade Compliance filings called DOB NOW: Safety. Information sessions about this new Safety portal are taking place this month, August 2016.   What does this mean for you? Read More >

DOB Launches New eFiling Initiative “DOB NOW”

On Monday, July 25th, 2016, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) will be launching a new eFiling portal called DOB NOW. Read More >

Tenant Protection Plan Requirements

Please be advised that the Department of Buildings has now made it mandatory to file a stand-alone Tenant Protection Plan when filing for a building to be altered or demolished, and containing one or more dwelling units that will remain occupied during construction. Read More >