Inspection Ready

KM Associates of New York is sending this advisory notice to inform you of the new online inspection scheduling system, Inspection Ready, launching Monday, December 7, 2015 by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB). Read More >

2015 DOT Holiday Embargo

On November 20, 2015, the NYC Department of Transportation Holiday Construction Embargo will commence and will end on January 2, 2016. This embargo will affect roughly 90% of streets and sidewalks south of 72nd Street in Manhattan, as well as high traffic areas in other city boroughs. Read More >

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 >

Street Closures for UN General Assembly and Papal Visit

September 17, 2015 | Street Closure
Please be advised there may be street closures in the following areas of Manhattan during the UN General Assembly and Papal Visit session between Friday, September 18th and Saturday, October 3rd. Read More >

2015 Summer Streets Embargo

During the first three Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of New York City streets are opened for pedestrians to play, run, walk and bike. Read More >

Lower Manhattan Construction and Truck Embargo

In preparation for this year’s U.S.A Women’s Soccer Ticker Tape Parade, a Department of Buildings and Department of Transportation Special Event Construction Embargo will be in effect in areas throughout Lower Manhattan. Restrictions begin at 10pm on Thursday, July 9th and remain in effect through 5pm on Friday, July 10th. 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 >

Comprehensive Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan

April 30, 2015 | NYC Fire Department
Did you know that high-rise and other large buildings containing educational, hotel, malls, and assembly occupancies must have an Comprehensive Fire Safety/Emergency Action Plan? Read More >

Demolition Notification

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

DOB Fee Exemption Clarification

NYC Department of Buildings Bulletin #2014-027 clarifies the acceptable documentation for claiming fee exemption on appropriate properties. Read More >