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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.
Workers and supervisors whose Site Safety Training (SST) cards expire in 2023 must complete site safety training refresher courses before they can renew their cards. Refresher training must be taken no more than one year before applying for card renewal. Plus - Important informaiton about NYCDOB mandatory rat abatement on construction sites...
Licensees and Registrants will be required to submit license insurance updates in DOB NOW: BIS Options. DOB is hosting a free training webinar on the new process on Wednesday, May 31st, at 10 am.
Section 102-04 of Title 1 of the Rules of the City of New York is amended to remove the civil penalty waiver provision for sidewalk sheds with expired permits.