COVID-19 Update: Suspension of Non-Essential Construction

COVID-19 Update: Suspension of Non-Essential Construction

The Department of Buildings just announced that all non-essential construction project in accordance with State Executive Order 202.6 and the subsequent Empire State Development Corporation guidance, all non-essential construction is suspended for the duration of this state of emergency effective immediately. The Department will be enforcing this directive beginning March 31st, 2020

Attached you will find the following:

  1. A Service Notice which provides general information pertinent to this suspension of non-essential construction.
  2. A Buildings Bulletin which provides direction on safely securing and monitoring your construction sites while non-essential construction is suspended.
  3. A document which provides guidance on distinguishing between essential and non-essential construction.

The Department will regularly inspect all construction sites to ensure compliance with the State Executive Order and ESDC guidance. Beginning tomorrow March 31st, 2020, non-compliance will result in the issuance of a violation carrying a $5,000 penalty.

If you would like to apply for the Empire State Development waiver for projects to continue during this time please feel free to reach out to our team. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 212- 825-1205 or cahill-construction-division@cahillstrategies.com should you have any questions concerning the guidelines or the ESD waivers.

Be safe.

Download Supporting Documents

NYC DOB COVID-19 Suspension of all work on non-essential construction and demolition sites Service Notice

NYC DOB Essential Vs. Non-Essential Guidance 3/30/20

NYC DOB Securing Sites Buildings Bulletin 2020-004 3/30/20

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