Filing Representative Training Courses

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Class 1 Training Course Curriculum (16 Hours)

The following courses are currently being offered:

NOTE: Courses beginning with the number '1' fulfill training requirements for both Class 1 and Class 2 Representatives, while courses beginning with the number '2' are only applicable for Class 2 Representatives.


Course 101
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  • Process of Initial Filing to CO Overview or Letter of Completion
  • Application Types – NB, Alt-1, 2 and 3, Signs, BPP, Sprinkler, Places of Assembly, and Zoning Challenges
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Construction Permits
  • Electrical Permits
  • Filing Organization and Strategy


Course 102
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  • NYC Development Hub
  • Hub Self-Service
  • Notices of Violations and Certifying Correction
  • Demolition


Course 103
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  • Pre-filing, Data Entry, & Various Application/Forms
  • Boilers
  • 2014 New York City Energy Conservation Code
  • Permits
  • Home Improvement Contractors (HIC) Licenses
  • Builders Pavement Plan (BPP)
  • Limited Alteration Application and Permits Renewals


Course 104
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  • Asbestos Forms and Compliance
  • Sanitary and Storm Connections Filing Procedures
  • Licensing
  • Civil Penalties for Work Without a Permit Violations
  • Padlock Enforcement
  • Unsafe Buildings Unit
  • Emergency Declarations
  • Records and Records Room Operation


Course 105
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  • Approved Agencies and Technical Reporting Requirements
  • Buildings Scan and Capture Network (BSCAN)
  • Reinstatement Fees: Expired Plans, Permits & Applications
  • Minimum Requirements for Review of Design Drawings
  • Letter of No Objection (LNO) and Letter of Verification (LOV)
  • BIS Overview
  • Small Business Services Waterfront Permits Unit


Class 2 Training Course Curriculum (36 Hours)

The following courses are currently being offered:


Course 201
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  • 1938, 1968, and 2008 Codes
  • 2014 Code Update


Course 202
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  • NYS Multiple Dwelling Law
  • MTA/Transit Authority approval
  • How to Read NYC Zoning Maps and Text


Course 203
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  • Solar Power
  • Alteration Applications Cost Validation
  • PENS Appointments
  • Resolution of Comments and Objections with a Plan Examiner
  • Enforcement and Tracking Appointments with Plan Examiners
  • Determination Requests Filed for Construction Code & ZR issues
  • Easements and Restrictive Declarations
  • Flood Zones
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Requirements
  • Website Navigation for Rules, Codes, and Local Laws


Course 204
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  • Introduction to Cranes and Derricks
  • Elevators Forms and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Cellular Antennas and Telecommunications Equipment
  • Coordination with the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission and the NYC Design Commission
  • Signs Regulations and Enforcement Overview


Course 205
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  • Places of Assembly
  • Façades
  • Special Enforcement Team (SET) and DOB Enforcement Against NYS Licensed Professionals
  • Public Challenge Process


Course 206
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  • HPD Forms 1, 2 and 3
  • NYC Loft Board
  • Accessibility
  • Means of Egress


Course 207
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  • Fire Alarm Plan Examination Procedure
  • Sprinkler and Standpipe
  • Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Codes and Laws Fire Protection 2008 Building Code
  • 2014 Codes Fire Protection Systems