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Filing Representative Training

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Current Courses

The following courses are currently being offered.

Courses beginning with the number ‘1’ fulfill training requirements for both Class 1 and Class 2 representatives, while courses beginning with the number ‘2’ are only applicable for Class 2 representatives.

Course 101 (Download Course Materials)

  • Process of Initial Filing to CO Overview or Letter of Completion
  • Application Types – NB, Alt-1, 2 and 3, Signs, BPP, Sprinkler, Places of Assembly and Zoning Challenges
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Construction Permits
  • Electrical Permits
  • Filing Organization and Strategy

Course 102 (Download Course Materials)

  • NYC Development Hub
  • Hub Self-Service
  • Notices of Violations and Certifying Correction
  • Demolition

Course 103 (Download Course Materials)

  • Pre-filing, Data Entry, & Various Application/Forms
  • Boilers
  • 2014 New York City Energy Conservation Code
  • Permits
  • Home Improvement Contractors (HIC) Licenses
  • Builders Pavement Plan (BPP)
  • Limited Alteration Application and Permits Renewals

Course 104 (Download Course Materials)

  • Asbestos Forms and Compliance
  • Sanitary and Storm Connections Filing Procedures
  • Licensing
  • Civil Penalties for Work Without a Permit Violations
  • Padlock Enforcement
  • Unsafe Buildings Unit
  • Emergency Declarations
  • Records and Records Room Operation

Course 105 (Download Course Materials)

  • Approved Agencies and Technical Reporting Requirements
  • Buildings Scan and Capture Network (BSCAN)
  • Reinstatement Fees: Expired Plans, Permits & Applications
  • Minimum Requirements for Review of Design Drawings
  • Letter of No Objection (LNO) and Letter of Verification (LOV)
  • BIS Overview
  • Small Business Services Waterfront Permits Unit

Course 201 (Download Course Materials)

  • 1938, 1968, and 2008 Codes
  • 2014 Code Update

Course 202 (Download Course Materials)

  • NYS Multiple Dwelling Law
  • MTA/Transit Authority approval
  • How to Read NYC Zoning Maps and Text

Course 203 (Download Course Materials)

  • Solar Power
  • Alteration Applications Cost Validation
  • PENS Appointments
  • Resolution of Comments and Objections with a Plan Examiner
  • Enforcement and Tracking Appointments with Plan Examiners
  • Determination Requests Filed for Construction Code & ZR issues
  • Easements and Restrictive Declarations
  • Flood Zones
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Requirements
  • Website Navigation for Rules, Codes, and Local Laws

Course 204 (Download Course Materials)

  • Introduction to Cranes and Derricks
  • Elevators Forms and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Cellular Antennas and Telecommunications Equipment
  • Coordination with the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission and the NYC Design Commission
  • Signs Regulations and Enforcement Overview

Course 205 (Download Course Materials)

  • Places of Assembly
  • Façades
  • Special Enforcement Team (SET) and DOB Enforcement Against NYS Licensed Professionals
  • Public Challenge Process

Course 206 (Download Course Materials)

  • HPD Forms 1, 2 and 3
  • NYC Loft Board
  • Accessibility
  • Means of Egress

Course 207 (Download Course Materials)

  • Fire Alarm Plan Examination Procedure
  • Sprinkler and Standpipe
  • Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Codes and Laws Fire Protection 2008 Building Code
  • 2014 Codes Fire Protection Systems