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Code Revision Committee Application Deadline Extended

The Department has extended the deadline to apply to be on a Code Revision Committee. The deadline is now February 11, 2011.

Technical committees will review changes made in the 2009 I-Codes and determine how and if these changes should be incorporated into the New York City Construction Codes.
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Form Changes

On February 7, you must use the 01/11 versions of the following forms:

Fill-in versions of these forms are now online. The Department will not accept the 01/11 versions until February 7.

Timeline for New Forms (PDF)
Description of Form Changes (PDF)

Service Updates
Facade Inspection Reports
Beginning February 14, 2011, there will be new and revised
forms filing fees and civil penalties for facade inspection reports.
Learn more

New PW5
The updated version (12/10) of the PW5 is now online. The
12/10 versions must be used beginning February 1, 2011.

2011 Licensing Exams
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services
DCAS) has posted the schedule for the 2011 Construction Trades Licensing Exams.
View Schedule (PDF)
DCAS website

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Department Events

Owners' Night

On February 3, 2011, representatives from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and Department of Buildings will be on hand to answer building-related questions. The event is being held in conjunction with the office of Councilmember Inez Dickens.

Event details:

Thursday, February 3, 2011
6:30pm - 8:00pm
163 West 125 Street, 2nd Floor

Did You Know... that more than 200 people attended the Department's event "Greening Gotham: The Rise of Energy-Efficient Buildings and the Road Ahead" held at NYU? You can learn more about energy-efficiency in the Sustainability section of the Department's website.

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Februaryy 2, 2011