Notification Forms


Crane Notification Form
Use this web form to notify the Department of certain crane or derrick activities in accordance with Local Law 77 of 2017 and 1RCNY Section 3319-01(c)(5).


Injury/Fatality Incident Information Form
Use this form to notify the Department of Buildings about any site incident that resulted in a fatality or injury to a construction worker or member of the public within three (3) business days.

In order to comply with Local Law 78 of 2017, the property owner, contractor, subcontractor, or person otherwise in control of a construction site must use the Injury/Fatality Incident Information form to report details of the incident within three business days to the Department.


Raising or Moving a Building Notification Form
Please use this form to notify the Department of Buildings of work related to raising or moving a building to comply with the recently updated Flood Resistant Construction requirements of the NYC Construction Codes, Appendix G.

In order to comply with AC 28-116.2.3.2 of the Administrative Code, the building permit holder must notify the Department of Buildings using this form at least 48 hours prior to starting any work related to raising or moving a building, which is subject to Special Inspection.

Permit holders can also notify the Department of Buildings of work related to raising or moving of a building by contacting the Department of Buildings Call Center at (212) 393-2550.


SCBP: Notification of Unsafe Conditions
This form is used to alert the Department of any unsafe conditions related to buildings or structures. Subsequent to this notification, per Article 217 of the 2014 Building Code, a TR15 and accompanying inspection report is required to be submitted to the Department. For any hazardous conditions please first call 311 or 911.


Owner Notification of Start of Work Form

Use this form to notify the Department of Buildings at least 72 hours before starting an alteration of a building in which any dwelling unit will be occupied during construction.

In order to comply with Building Code 3303.10.2, the owner of a building must notify the Department at least 72 hours before starting any work requiring a Tenant Protection Plan.

In order to comply with §28-103.27.2 of the New York City Administrative Code, the owner of an occupied multiple dwelling with a permit for the alteration of 10 per cent or more of the existing floor surface area of the occupied multiple dwelling or an addition to the occupied multiple dwelling must notify the Department at least 72 hours before starting any work pursuant to the permit.

In addition, owners must post or distribute a notice regarding Tenant Protection Plan for occupants. The notice must be distributed to each occupied dwelling unit OR posted in the lobby and

  • on each floor within ten feet of the elevator; or
  • if the building does not have an elevator, within ten feet of or in the main stairwell on each floor.

Local Law 159 requires Owners to post or distribute a Safe Construction Bill of Rights. HPD has created a form for Owners to post or distribute that is available on their website.