Department Of Buildings Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators Take Precautions Measures During Rain & High Winds

The New York City area may experience severe weather, including potential intermittent wind gusts of up to 50 MPH, starting this morning, January 14th, and continuing into Monday, January 17th, 2022. Continue Reading →

DOB Advises NYers From Harlem To Hollis To Stay Safe Sound During Fourth Of July Fire Works

The Department of Buildings today is reminding all property owners and tenants of safety regulations for the use of rooftops, terraces, balconies, and fire escapes in New York City. Continue Reading →

NYC Department Of Buildings Façade Work Safety Blitz Campaign From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, February 18th, 2021, the Department of Buildings announced the launch of a seven-week façade and scaffold safety blitz. Continue Reading →

DOB Launches Build Safe | Live Safe Digital 2020: Safety, Innovation, & Sustainability

The Department of Buildings is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the agency’s first-ever virtual New York City construction industry conference taking place September 21st-25th, 2020. Continue Reading →

New York City Announces Enforcement Sweep Of Construction Sites From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Buildings Commissioner Melanie E. La Rocca today announced that the Department of Buildings (DOB) inspectors have already begun proactive sweeps of over 6,000 construction sites.

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Contractor Arrested After Gas Building Explosion Accused Of Illegal Apartment In Harlem

Daily News reports a contractor charged with manslaughter for his role in an East Village gas explosion is illegally renovating apartments in Harlem, according to a new complaint. Continue Reading →

Plans Filed For 15-Story Development In Harlem

Plans have been filed with the city Department of Buildings to construct a 15-story, mixed-use development in Central Harlem. Continue Reading →

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