News | Yearly Archives: 2015

December 7, 2015 | Inspections, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

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).

October 20, 2015 | Construction Embargo, NYC Department of Transportation (DOT)

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.

September 17, 2015 | Street Closure

Street Closures for UN General Assembly and Papal Visit

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.

July 23, 2015 | NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), Street Closure

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.

July 9, 2015 | Construction Embargo, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB), NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), Street Closure, Truck Embargo

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.

July 1, 2015 | Building Code, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Tent Structures

Planning on putting up a tent as part of a.

June 3, 2015 | Building Code, NYC Fire Department

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.

May 1, 2015 | NYC Fire Department

Comprehensive Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan

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?

February 28, 2015 | Building Code, Building Permits, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Demolition Notification

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

January 31, 2015 | NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

DOB Fee Exemption Clarification

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