Office of Technical Certification and Research (OTCR)


The Office of Technical Certification and Research (OTCR) oversees technical certifications of approved agencies and entities performing inspections, tests, material approvals and evaluates new technology that enhances safety, sustainability and efficiency.

OTCR evaluates alternative materials including but not limited to the following:

  • Solid fuel ovens 

OTCR also manages approved agency programs including but not limited to the following:

  • Approved Agencies - including progress inspection, concrete testing, and product testing and certification agencies

Contact

NYC Department of Buildings
Office of Technical Certification and Research
280 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10007
(212) 393-2626
OTCR@Buildings.nyc.gov


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