2015 Press Releases

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December 19, 2015
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible High Winds.
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December 17, 2015
City Agencies Warn of Dangers of Illegal Conversions in Five-Borough Educational Campaign.
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December 03, 2015
New DOB Program Will Speed Approval Of Solar Installation Projects & Support ONENYC.
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October 12, 2015
Statement from Commissioner Chandler Into Findings of An Elevator Fatality at 156 Hope Street In Brooklyn.
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September 30, 2015
Department of Buildings Revokes Registration of General Contractor Owing More Than $600,000 In Unpaid Violations.
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August 25, 2015
Buildings Commissioner Rick Chandler Launches Annual No Penalty Retaining Wall Inspection Program.
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August 18, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio Signs First-In-Nation Legislation for Cooling Tower Maintenance.
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August 10, 2015
Reducing Risk of Legionnaires': Mayor De Blasio And Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Lead The Way In Setting Standards Nationally for Cooling Tower Inspections.
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August 5, 2015
Department of Buildings Cracking Down on Licenses of Repeat Offender Construction Professionals
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August 4, 2015
NYC Buildings Commissioner Rick Chandler Launches 5th Annual No-Penalty Deck And Porch Inspection Program.
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June 23, 2015
Commissioner Chandler Releases the First Code of Conduct for the Construction Industry.
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June 1, 2015
Commissioner Chandler Announces Creation of Know Your Construction Professional Directory.
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May 14, 2015
Commissioner Rick Chandler Announces Transformative Blueprint for Change at the Department of Buildings.
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April 21, 2015
Get Back to Building Initiative Launches to Accelerate Development.
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April 14, 2015
Department of Buildings Announces Small Business Owners' Night.
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March 3, 2015
Buildings Extends Hours for Homeowners and Residents Night.
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February 19, 2015
Governor Cuomo, A.G. Schneiderman, Mayor Bill de Blasio Join Forces to Combat Landlord Harassment of Tenants.
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