KM Associates Welcomes Manher Shah as Senior Building Code & Zoning Specialist

KM Associates of New York, Inc. is pleased to announce that Manher Shah has joined the company as a Senior Building Code & Zoning Specialist. Mr. Shah was formerly the Executive Engineer of the Technical Affairs Department for the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB). Read More >

Tent Structures

Planning on putting up a tent as part of a special outdoor event this summer? If a tent has a smaller area than 400 gross square feet and will be erect for less than 30 days, a permit is not required. All other tent structures require a permit. The permit process includes the lodging of Read More >

Fire Department Roof Access

Did you know that in certain buildings, your roof may need to be accessible for Fire Department personnel using a ladder apparatus? Access should be provided to the flat roof of every building that is 100 feet or less in height. Read More >

Demolition Notification

Notification requirements for demolition work have changed with the implementation of the 2014 Construction codes. Read More >

Deadline Extended for 2014 DOB Codes

The New York City Council has passed legislation that postpones the effective date of the 2014 DOB Construction Codes from October 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. Read More >

2014 Construction Codes

Starting October 1, 2014, revised New York City construction codes will go into effect. In addition to changes from the established NYC Department of Buildings Code Revisions process, the 2014 Construction Codes will reflect local laws passed as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Read More >

Fire Protection Plan

Did you know that your property may require a fire protection plan? According to the NYC Building Code, new buildings and alteration applications for existing buildings that meet specific stipulations need a fire protection plan. Read More >

Moving Projects Forward With New Resolutions

January 22, 2013 | Building Code | Zoning | Building Permits
It’s the beginning of a new year, and we want to help you start it off right. This is the time when we all reflect on the past and make resolutions for the coming year. To keep your company moving forward, here are a few New Year’s resolutions to consider... Read More >

Disaster Preparedness

On behalf of KM associates, we hope that you and your families have made it through Hurricane Sandy safely. The storm has caused widespread damage. If you were affected by the hurricane, you may need to repair your building immediately. Read More >