Legal Policy & Procedure Notices 1987 - 2004


The Department publishes Legal Policy and Procedure Notices (LPPN). These notices represent official policies of the Department and often assist customers in following various legal procedures. The table below reflects a list of LPPN's. LPPN's issued before 1998 are noted as Adobe® Acrobat®. Click PDF for more information.



Legal Policy and Procedure Notice #01/05
(PDF)


Issued November 17, 2005

Easement agreements and restrictive declarations; filing, review, approval and documentation - To set forth procedures and requirements for the filing, review, approval and documentation of proposed easement agreements and restrictive declarations.

Legal Policy and Procedure Notice #01/04
(PDF)


Issued February 5, 2002

Easement agreements and restrictive declarations; filing, review, approval and documentation - To set forth procedures and requirements for the filing, review, approval and documentation of proposed easement agreements and restrictive declarations.

Supersedes: LPPN #2/87, dated November 13, 1987, LPPN #1/92, dated January 15, 1992 and Paragraph 7 of TPPN #10/87, dated December 11, 1987.

Legal Policy and Procedure Notice #01/99
(PDF)

Issued December 30, 1999

Administrative Access Warrant Procedure: - To outline the method for obtaining an administrative access warrant to investigate a complaint.

Legal Policy and Procedure Notice #02/92
(PDF)

Issued June 29, 1992

Legalization of Residential Lofts Multiple Dwelling Law Amendments of 1987 - To clarify procedures with regard to the legalization of residential lofts covered as interim multiple dwellings ("IMD") under the 1987 amendment to the Multiple Dwelling Law ("MDL") Article 7C and not covered by ZR §15-00 et seg.

Legal Policy and Procedure Notice #01/92
(PDF)

Issued January 15, 1992

Required Easements and Declarations: - (1) Review and Filing Prior to issuance of a Permit (2) Additional Clause in Declarations.

This PPN Supplements Legal PPN #2/87.

Legal Policy and Procedure Notice #02/87
(PDF)

Issued November 13, 1987

Sample Easement and Restrictive Declaration Forms - In order to allow the development of parcels where such development would otherwise be foreclosed by various statutory restrictions or conditions, the Department of Buildings may, at its option, pursuant to Section 643 and 645 of the Charter of the City of New York , accept easements or restrictive declarations that provide for alternate means of compliance with statutory requirements.