Register Today for DOB's
Build Safe | Live Safe Digital Conference, May 3-7
virtual construction industry conference,
Build Safe | Live Safe Digital 2021: Safety and Sustainability,
place from May 3rd to May 7th, 2021 to coincide with
National Construction Safety Week, the conference is free and open to the public,
with many courses also counting toward AIA continuing
education credits. There will also be worker safety sessions offered in multiple languages.
Register today to hear from Department
experts on important topics including construction
safety, building maintenance, building sustainability, and
NYC's regulatory landscape, including a session devoted to
explaining the changes
outlined in safety legislation recently introduced in City Council.
Check out our
conference course offerings and sign up today at
Compliance Deadline Extended to June 1, 2021
2021 Benchmarking compliance deadline for the 2020
calendar year data reporting has been extended.
Property owners who were required to submit their
CY2020 benchmarking information by May 1, 2021, now
have until June 1, 2021 to submit a fully
compliant report. See the full
for more information.
Need Additional Guidance?
Owners of covered buildings are encouraged to visit
the Departmentís Benchmarking page at
with benchmarking tasks is available via the NYC
Sustainability Help Center, Monday through
Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm by emailing
Help@NYCsustainability.org or by calling
Development Hub Review of Large NB and Alt-CO Jobs
and DOB NOW Training for BIS Schedule of Occupancy
Jobs Assigned to and
Reviewed by the Development Hub:
As of March 1, 2021, following the latest expansion of
DOB NOW: Build, large
New Building (NB) and Alteration-CO (Alt-CO)
jobs are being assigned to the
for review. Please read our
Jobs assigned to the Development Hub include:
NB applications for projects 7-stories or greater,
100,000 sq. ft. or greater, or High-Rise pursuant to BC 403.
Alt-CO applications with enlargement or
significant partial demolition scope for buildings
with 7-stories or greater, 100,000 sq. ft. or
greater, or High-Rise pursuant to BC 403.
is offering pre-development consultations
to help clarify complex project scopes and
overall development strategies for projects that
meet certain criteria.
Applicants seeking a consultation should submit a
Consultation Request before
submitting the initial filing in DOB NOW.
Additional Training for BIS Schedule of Occupancy in
DOB NOW: Build
is continuing to offer free online training sessions
in April and May to provide guidance on how to enter
Schedules of Occupancy for BIS jobs in DOB NOW:
Build. Please see our
Design Professionals, Filing Representatives and
Owners who have a role in submitting the new
Building Schedule of Occupancy can register for
training on the DOB NOW Training Page at
For questions or additional DOB NOW help, please
submit an inquiry using the DOB NOW Help Form at
Vaccinations for All
help stop the spread of COVID-19, New Yorkers now
have access to walk-up appointments at dozens of
For locations of walk-up appointments, please visit
list of sites is updated regularly as more locations
offering walk-up vaccinations are added.
or call 877-829-4692 for more information on