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June 18, 2021


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Join us on June 23 to Get All of Your Local Law 152 Questions Answered

Local Law 152 of 2016 requires gas piping systems in all buildings, except for most one- or two-family homes, which are classified as occupancy group R-3, to be inspected by a Licensed Master Plumber.

Not sure if your property if your property qualifies? Looking into how to hire a Licensed Master Plumber? Want to make sure your inspection is certified as complete? Then join us as we take a close look at what you need to know to make sure you're complying with the law ahead of the June 30 extended deadline for Community Districts 1, 3 and 10 to complete their inspections.

Shawn Jones, Chief Inspector for DOB's Plumbing Unit will explain what the law requires of homeowners and landlords, review the LL152 inspection cycle and share what needs to be done for inspections to be certified complete. Chief Jones will also answer attendees' questions live during the presentation.

Register to join:

Local Law 97: Adjustments Applications for Excessive Emissions Deadline is June 30, 2021

DOB is currently accepting applications for adjustments to a building's annual emissions limits for calendar years 2024-2029.

If you're planning to submit an adjustment application for excessive emissions due to special circumstance, it must be received on or before June 30, 2021 in DOB NOW: Safety Please read our Service Notice for full details.

Excessive Emissions Due to a Special Circumstance
Buildings with excess emissions at least 40% more than the building's 2024 limit due to special circumstance, pursuant to New York City Administrative Code Section 28-320.8, can submit an adjustment application through the June 30,2021 deadline. The filing fee for these applications is $2,450.

Access to DOB NOW: Safety
To log into DOB NOW all users need an active eFiling account. To create an eFiling account, visit the DOB NOW Registration page at for assistance.

Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine Today!

All New Yorkers 12 and older are now eligible for the safe, effective, and free COVID-19 vaccine.

To find a walk-up site near you, visit:

If you want to sign up in advance there are a number of ways you can do so.

To make an appointment online, visit:

To schedule an appointment by phone, call: 877-VAX-4NYC

Melanie E. La Rocca Commissioner

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