Handling The Heat: Introducing Gas Heat Limitations

On January 1st, New York City launched a major milestone for green energy.

The Decoder Guide to 2022 Special Inspections

Another year of special inspections approaches!

Conversion Conversations: Upcoming Zoning Laws Could Simplify Office-to-Residential Conversions

Post-pandemic, New York is not the same city it once was.

A Fee Feast: DOB Increases Certain Fees in Time for the Holidays

Did you receive a fee recently that was larger than expected?

High Stakes: Will Zoning Changes Allow Casinos in NYC?

New York City may allow developers to build casinos in 2024—under certain conditions.

Construction Safety: New Initiatives to Prevent Fatal Overdoses in Construction

In response to the high rate of fatal overdoses in the construction industry...

Holiday Cheer and Construction Fear

Millions of New Yorkers and television-watchers anticipate NYC’s annual Thanksgiving parade...

Autumn Updates: DOB NOW Launches Three New Work Types

November marks a month of changes for DOB NOW: Build.

Elevate Your Elevators: How to Keep Your Elevator Inspections Up-To-Date

If you received an elevator inspection violation from the Department of Buildings...

Rid of Rats: New Sanitization Laws Will Crack Down on Building Waste

Rats are an anticipated nuisance of city living, but recent sanitation laws might keep them off the streets for good.

Stay Posted: Remember to Display Your Energy Efficient Rating Label

If you are a building owner, you may be required to post your Building Energy...

NYC’s Infrastructure Fails to Prevent Flooding — How Can It Improve?

On September 29th, Tropical Storm Ophelia brought New York City to its knees...

Paper-Free: Determination Requests to Launch on DOB NOW: Build

This month marks a notable change to the Department of Building’s filing system.

Acting in Good Faith: The Proposed Guidelines for Decreasing Carbon Emissions

In 2019, Local Law 97 initiated a series of deadlines to reduce...

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