NYC Mayor de Blasio Launches No-Penalty Sign Inspections

The de Blasio Administration today announced the start of a new No-Penalty Business Accessory Sign Inspection Program and the return of the annual No-Penalty Deck and Porch and Retaining Wall Inspection Programs. Continue Reading →

Phase One Reopening, Safely Restarting Construction Activity In New York City

The New York City Department of Buildings today released new COVID-19 safety guidelines for property owners and contractors. Continue Reading →

Construction Injuries Down More Than 26 Percent In 2019 As City Enforcement Efforts Increase

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Laura Anglin, and New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) Commissioner Melanie E. La Rocca announced that injuries during the construction of buildings declined. 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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DOB Announces Sustainable Roof Requirements For New Buildings Go Into Effect Today

The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) announced that effective today, Local Law 92 of 2019 and Local Law 94 of 2019 require all new buildings and existing buildings undergoing certain major roof renovations to have them.

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