May 26, 2023 | TPA

Are You Having A Corporate Summer Event?

We are here to assist with the Temporary Place of Assembly (TPA) Permit. Temporary Place of Assembly (TPA) permits are required; by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) and Fire Department (FDNY) for gatherings of 75 or more people indoors and large outdoor gatherings of 200 people or more. Specifically, when a space does not have a Place of Assembly Certificate of Occupancy (PACO).

May 17, 2023 | Construction Embargo

Department of Transportation (DOT) Construction Embargoes

NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) implements construction embargoes during major special events such as the New York City Marathon, parades, and the winter holiday season.

April 1, 2023 | Announcement

KM celebrates 25 Years of Moving Projects Forward from its brand-new location at 14 Penn Plaza!

As one of the leading building code, zoning consulting, and expediting firms in New York City, KM Associates is thrilled to commemorate our 25th anniversary!

November 11, 2022 | TPA

Are you having a corporate gathering for a special event?

KM Associates of New York is here to assist with NYC Temporary Place of Assembly Permits.

December 13, 2017 | Building Permits, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

New Trends for the New Year

See the latest NYC building trends with the new DOB Construction Dashboard

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)?

August 28, 2017 | Building Permits

Be in Compliance Inside and Out

The NYC Department of Building (DOB) has released new permit requirements for balcony enclosures that are more than 40 feet above street level.

July 20, 2017 | Construction Embargo

2017 Summer Streets Construction Embargo

Here’s what you need to know about the 2017 Summer Streets Construction Embargo

June 15, 2017 | Zoning

Eat, Drink, and Know Your Zoning Use Group

Did you know there are different zoning requirements based on the use of an entertainment venue? These zoning Use Groups are determined by the project’s location, whether the space is designed for both eating and drinking, and if there will be live music, singing or dancing on premises.

November 10, 2016 | Construction Embargo, NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), Street Closure

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.

October 17, 2016 | Building Permits, NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), Street Closure

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.

October 2, 2016 | Energy Code, NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

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.

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