Monthly Archives: July 2014

So that’s how you apply for a DOB permit

Wondering about all the steps and forms for getting a New Building  or Sidewalk Shed permit from the Department of Buildings? It is all made clear in new online instructions with links to required forms on the DOB  website in … Continue reading

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New Buildings Commissioner

Rick Chandler,  Assistant VP for Facilities at Hunter College and a Buildings Department veteran, was named Buildings Commissioner yesterday afternoon. It was the last major appointment of a de Blasio cabinet member involved in housing and construction, and reportedly after … Continue reading

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Get It Done

July is the month to Get It Done at Buildings Department borough meetings to approve or resolve objections on new building and type one alteration permits. The department is deploying teams to work personally with applicants while connected to the … Continue reading

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Not So Safe

Avanti Building Consultants and NYCB Engineering Group were indicted yesterday for allegedly falsifying site safety reports at forty building projects across the City.  Some of the inspections had the signature of a dead man, according to the indictment. Crane operators … Continue reading

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