Helping to bring DOB leadership and the industry together to further understand important code changes is one of our favorite ways to contribute to our business.
The New York City DOB is looking for up to six new standardized designs that can be incorporated directly into our Codes and will be available to use by any contractor and property owner in the City.
Cahill Strategies is a team comprised of skilled construction industry strategists dedicated to guiding clients through the intricate regulatory and political landscape, resulting in propelling projects within New York City to completion.
If you have a sidewalk shed permit that has been active for more than 90 days, you must login to DOB NOW and complete the survey by August 31st.
This document clarifies the procedure to obtain approval from the Department for the use of non-sidewalk level pedestrian protection such as containment netting as an alternative to sidewalk sheds.
NYC DOB: Final Rule – Amendment of Penalty Provisions and Code Requirement for Tenant Protection Plan Special Inspections
NYC DOB publishes Final Rule – Amendment of Penalty Provisions and a FAQs page on Construction Code requirements for Tenant Protection Plan Special Inspections
This Bulletin clarifies BC Section 917.3.1 with regards to the stair ventilation method in that all enclosed exit stairs in Group R-2 occupancy must be provided with a reversible fan system that is capable of pressurizing or exhausting the area of the largest floor.
A new LL37/08 Retaining Wall flag has been added to the Buildings Information System (BIS) Property Profile.
It is with great pleasure that Cahill Strategies welcomes veteran DOB safety leader Bernie Ross as Senior Construction Safety Associate.
NYCDOB: Civil Penalty Increase for Failing to File an Acceptable Certificate of Correction for an Immediately Hazardous Class 1 Summons (AEUHAZ)
The penalty for failure to file a certificate of correction for an Immediately Hazardous Class 1 summons will be increased from $3,000 to $5,000. The increased penalty will apply to summonses issued on or after May 15, 2022, for an immediately hazardous condition at a construction site that is not a one- to four-family home.