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New York State Floodplain Management Training
The Buildings Department is hosting the New York City Floodplain Management Training, one in a series of trainings across the state presented by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Continuing education credits are available.
August Press Releases
Permit Fees for New
Buildings & Alterations
Care & Animal Service Facilities
PER 11 Manual
Appointment Request Form
DOB NOW: Safety
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B-SCAN Job Stickers
of Occupancy (TCO)
Buildings Bulletins represent the official policies of the Department. Users may perform a key word search to obtain relevant bulletins.
Local Law 91 of 2016 (Int. No. 1169-A) was signed by Mayor de Blasio on 08.03.16 enacting the 2016 New York City Energy Conservation Code (2016 NYCECC).
Local Law 91 of 2016 conforms the New York City Energy Conservation Code to the New York State Energy Code with amendments unique to construction in the city.
Local Law 91 of 2016 has an effective date of 10.03.16.
Applications filed on or after 10.03.16 will be subject to the 2016 NYCECC.
Complete applications filed on or before 10.02.16 will be subject to the 2014 NYCECC.
NOTE: Complete applications are those that meet the submittal requirements of Buildings Bulletin 2014-015 and include a complete energy analysis.
Hearings + Rules
Rules promulgated by the Department
1 RCNY 18-01 Repeal, 1 RCNY 39-01 Repeal, 1 RCNY 101-01 Repeal, 1 RCNY 3606-04 Repeal & 1 RCNY 6008-01 Repeal (effective 08.12.16), repeal rules where the subject matter is now addressed in the New York City Construction Codes.
2014 Construction Code Updates
Update Page # 15 reflects changes made by Local Laws 54 of 2016 and Local Law 59 of 2016 (effective 08.08.16), in relation to civil and criminal penalties for violations received after a disaster and violations resulting from certain work done in response to a natural or man-made disaster.
Update Pages are printable inserts to keep your hard copy Construction Codes up to date.
All Update Pages for the 2014 NYC Construction Codes.
Did You Know
The Department publishes weekly and monthly statistical reports containing detailed job filings information for new buildings, alterations, permit issuance, signs, complaints and dispositions.
Bill de Blasio, Mayor
Rick D. Chandler, P.E., Commissioner
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