News | Category: Building Code

September 15, 2017 | Building Code, Building Permits

Ensuring Sprinkler Safety

Did you know that when working on alterations to existing sprinkler and/or standpipe systems you are required to provide Temporary Core Sprinkler Protection (TCSP)?

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

Tent Structures

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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.

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.

September 23, 2014 | Building Code, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

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.

July 31, 2014 | Building Code, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

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.

March 31, 2014 | Building Code, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

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.

January 22, 2013 | Building Code, Building Permits, Zoning

Moving Projects Forward With New Resolutions

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…

November 28, 2012 | Building Code, Construction Embargo, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

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.