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 →


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NYC Announces New Measure To Hold Landlords Accountable For Dangerous Conditions

Mayor de Blasio joined Department of Buildings (DOB) Commissioner Melanie E. La Rocca today to announce new restrictions for landlords with multiple violations for unsafe or hazardous conditions. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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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