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December 15, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors, & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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December 14, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors, & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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December 9, 2016
DOB: Operator Errors Caused February Crane Collapse .
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December 8, 2016
DOB, FDNY, HPD Raise Awareness about the Dangers of Illegally Converted Living Spaces with Thousands of Flyers to Be Distributed Throughout the Five Boroughs.
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November 19, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors, & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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November 11, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors, & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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October 21, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors, & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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September 30, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors, & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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September 23, 2016
Climate Week: Solar Power In NYC Nearly Quadrupled Since Mayor de Blasio Took Office and Administration Expands Target.
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September 23, 2016
City Files Criminal Charges Against Building Owner Who Had Fatal Façade Collapse.
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September 3, 2016
Mayor de Blasio Urges New Yorkers to Prepare for Effects of Hermine - High Winds, Coastal Flooding, Strong Rip Currents and Rain.
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September 2, 2016
Statement From Assistant Commissioner Mario Merlino Alerting New Yorkers About a “Vermin Control of New York” Letter Scam.
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September 2, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors, & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures in Preperation For Tropical Storm Hermine.
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August 11, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures & Eliminate Standing Water.
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August 9, 2016
Buildings Dept. Launches DOB Now Program to Modernize Agency.
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July 26, 2016
Manhattan DA’s Office, DOI, Public Advocate’s Office, DOB, and HPD Announce Charges Against Landlord, Property Manager, and Contractor for Creating Life-Threatening Conditions at East Harlem Apartment Building.
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July 25, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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July 18, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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July 5, 2016
DOB Launches “Stay Safe. Stay Put.” Campaign For Elevator Safety.
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July 14, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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July 5, 2016
DOB Launches “Stay Safe. Stay Put.” Campaign For Elevator Safety.
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July 1, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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June 30, 2016
DOB Implements Crane Safety Recommendations.
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June 28, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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June 11, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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June 10, 2016
Crane Safety Technical Working Group Releases Recommendations.
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June 8, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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June 4, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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May 10, 2016
DOB Announces New, Equitable Fee Structure Reducing Costs for Homeowners.
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May 6, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures in Preparation for High Winds.
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May 4, 2016
DOB Highlights Reforms at 2016 “Build Safe | Live Safe” Conference During Construction Safety Week.
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April 27, 2016
DOB Launches Annual No-Penalty Deck and Retaining Wall Inspection Program.
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April 26, 2016
DOB Bans Engineers For Filing False Statements And Rubber-Stamping Plans.
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April 26, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures in Preparation for High Winds.
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April 12, 2016
DOB Announces Enhanced Oversight of Gas Installations.
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April 7, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures in Preparation for High Winds.
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April 1, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures in Preparation for High Winds.
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March 28, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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March 15, 2016
Department of Buildings Issues Updated Crane Regulations.
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March 2, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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February 26, 2016
DOB Bars Construction Professionals Involved in Fatal Accidents.
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February 24, 2016
Mayor De Blasio, Buildings Department Announce Members of Crane Safety Technical Working Group.
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February 24, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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February 16, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds.
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February 12, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Crane Operators & Contractors to Take Precautionary Measures in Preparation for High Winds.
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February 12, 2016
Amid Record Construction Boom, Mayor de Blasio Increasing Penalties for Safety Hazards, Launching New Enforcement Sweeps.
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February 7, 2016
Mayor de Blasio Announces Increased Enforcement, New Measures on Crane Safety.
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January 24, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps During Snow and Ice Melt Conditions.
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January 21, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible High Winds this Weekend.
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January 19, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible High Winds.
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January 12, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible High Winds.
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January 10, 2016
Department of Buildings Advises Property Owners and Contractors to Take Precautionary Steps in Preparation of Possible High Winds.
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January 8, 2016
DOB Launches Citywide Sidewalk Shed Safety Sweep.
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