8/5: ***WEATHER ADVISORY*** DOB ADVISES PROPERTY OWNERS, CONTRACTORS, & CRANE OPERATORS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES DURING HEAVY DOWNPOUR AND FLASH FLOODING

The New York City area may experience severe weather including heavy downpour, high heat, scattered thunderstorms and potential flash floods starting today, Friday, August 5th, and continuing through the weekend. Accordingly, DOB is reminding all builders, contractors, crane operators, and property owners to secure their construction sites, buildings, and equipment.

2022-08-05T14:22:46-04:00August 5th, 2022|Categories: Construction, Construction updates, New York City, News|Tags: |

7/25: WEATHER ADVISORY: DOB Advises Property Owners, Contractors & Crane Operators to Take Precautionary Measures During High Winds and Thunderstorms

The New York City area may experience severe weather including thunderstorms, high heat and potential wind gusts of up to 60 MPH starting this afternoon, Monday, July 25th.

2022-07-26T10:42:57-04:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Construction, New York City|

7/21 DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS ADVISES PROPERTY OWNERS, CONTRACTORS, & CRANE OPERATORS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES DURING HIGH WINDS AND THUNDERSTORMS

The New York City area may experience severe weather including thunderstorms, high heat and potential wind gusts of up to 40 MPH starting today, Thursday, July 21st, and continuing through the weekend. Accordingly, DOB is reminding all builders, contractors, crane operators, and property owners to secure their construction sites, buildings, and equipment.

2022-07-25T13:14:47-04:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Construction, New York City|

7/13: Updates to Site Safety Plan Submissions, Construction Superintendent Job Limitations, and Site Safety Release and Sidewalk Shed Removal Requests

Beginning July 15, 2022, site safety plans can be submitted before the job is approved and are no longer required for subsequent filings in DOB NOW.

7/8: NYCDOB Final Rules Regarding Site Safety Managers, Site Safety Coordinators and Construction Superintendents

Read NYCDOB's Final Rule - Rules regarding Site Safety Managers, Site Safety Coordinators and Construction Superintendents will be published in the City Record on 7/15/22, effective 8/14/22

6/15: New Local Law 149 – Primary Construction Superintendents

As of June 1, 2022, per Local Law 149 of 2021, no individual may be designated as the primary construction superintendent for more than five jobs

2022-06-15T11:48:15-04:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Cahill Blog, Construction, Construction updates, News|Tags: |

5/16: NYC DOB: Final Rule – Amendment of Rules Governing Parking Structures

Final Rule - Amendment of Rules Governing Parking Structures. This Final Rule will be published in the City Record on 5/23/22. The effective date is 6/22/22.

2022-05-18T12:22:02-04:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Cahill Blog, Construction, Construction updates, News|

5/10: NYC DOB Clarifies 2014 and 2022 Construction Codes with Must-See Bulletin

NYC DOB releases comprehensive bulletin clarifying when to apply the 2014 Construction Codes or the 2022 Construction Codes

4/19 NYC DOB CY2021 Benchmarking Compliance Deadline Extended

Property owners who were required to submit their CY2021 benchmarking information by May 1, 2022, are required to submit a fully compliant report by May 31, 2022.

2022-04-19T13:00:16-04:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Cahill Blog, Construction, Construction updates, News|

4/12: NYC DOB:   DEP Stormwater Construction and Stormwater Maintenance Permits

Applicants for work that will result in an amount of soil disturbance greater than or equal to 20,000 square feet, or in the creation of 5,000 square feet or more of impervious surface, are required to submit DEP Stormwater Construction and Stormwater Maintenance Permits.

2022-04-12T14:39:51-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Cahill Blog, Construction, Construction updates, News|
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