Department of Buildings Releases
Blueprint for Fundamental Transformation
plan of fundamental reform to enhance public safety, reduce wait
times and delays, and modernize all aspects of the agency to
meet the needs of a 21st century New York City.
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Commissioner Visits Construction Sites to Promote Safety During Construction Safety Month
"Safety is the Department's highest priority. Following best safeguarding practices at construction sites is everyone's responsibility. Our construction professionals are an integral part of the city's growing economy. That's why we spent the month of May reminding workers practice safety first, because experience is not enough."
Searchable Licensee Database
Effective June 1st, anyone can search our comprehensive directory of all
construction professionals monitored by the Department. Records reveal disciplinary actions against a licensee or if a
license was voluntarily surrendered.
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Get Back to Building Extended Through June!
During June, applicants can continue meeting after hours with plan
examiners to resolve objections and get their delayed projects to approval. Email
GetBackToBuilding@buildings.nyc.gov for an appointment.
Technical Job Fair
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
11 Park Place, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10007
10:00AM - 5:00PM
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Limited Alteration Application (LAA)
Renewals with same BIS Number
Tower Crane Assembly, Jumping or Disassembly
Occupant Evacuation Elevator (OEE) Requirements
Electrical Advisory Board
FISP Amnesty Program
Cycle 8 Early Filing for Non-Compliant Owners
Special Inspection Agency
Site Safety Inspections for Fašade Alterations
Build It Back Program
Application + Permit Fees Waived
Expired Plans, Permits & Applications
Violations for Non-compliance
Flood Resistant Construction
FISP Cycle 8
Notice of Removal
Installations and Removals
2015-015: Establishes acceptance criteria for attendant operated automobile parking lifts.
2015-014: Establishes design and
acceptance criteria of externally bonded fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) systems for structural repair and upgrade of concrete and masonry
2015-013: Establishes acceptance
criteria for fire resistive duct assemblies as approved alternative protection.
2015-012: Establishes acceptance
criteria for corrugated polypropylene piping and fittings used for storm sewer pipe as an alternative to code prescribed polyethylene
piping and fittings.
2015-011: Establishes acceptance criteria for site-specific approval of fuel gas compressors, duct
burners and heat recovery steam generators used in cogeneration and
Combined Heat and Power ("CHP") projects.
2015-010: Supercedes 2013-013 to
clarify special inspection requirements related to raising, lifting, elevating, or moving buildings.
2015-009: Establishes acceptance criteria for recognition of fixed-height, low-profile raised floor systems.
2015-008: Supercedes 2008-007 to set forth procedures and requirements for filing, review, approval and documentation of proposed easement
agreements and restrictive declarations.
Supercedes BB 2010-008 and establishes acceptance criteria for mechanical tee bolted outlets for hot and cold water supply and
Supercedes BB 2011-007 and establishes additional acceptance criteria for commercial dishwasher with integral gas-fired heating.
Supercedes BB 2011-002 and establishes acceptance criteria for the use of mechanical press joint fittings and piping in automatic
Supercedes BB 2010-030 and establishes acceptance criteria for a hinged plastic no-hub.
Supercedes BB 2010-006 and establishes acceptance criteria for pre-combustion, non-additive fuel oil catalyst reformers.
2015-002: Supercedes TPPN 1/07 and clarifies the installation requirements of optional standby power.
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