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 →

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 →

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 →

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