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Construction Safety Week 2012

This year's Construction Safety Week kicks off on April 23 with the 2012 Build Safe│Live Safe Conference at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Department engineers, architects and construction experts will highlight new safety measures, analyze trends and outline a vision for future construction operations in the City. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Professionals can earn continuing education credits.

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2012 Department of Buildings Annual Report

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Energy Code Training

A limited number of seats are still available for the upcoming 2011 NYC Energy Conservation Code training at The Cooper Union. This two-day course on April 5 and April 12 is the most comprehensive NYCECC educational program available. Professionals will earn 13 LU/PDH (HSW/SD) hours.

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Service Updates

Cranes + Derricks
New CD23 + CD25 Forms

Renewals - UPDATED

New ADA Standards
DOB Permits

Work Without a Permit + SWO Vios

Requesting Overrides, Reductions, Penalty Waivers

Benchmarking Reports

Vios for Noncompliance

Security Gates
New Visibility Standards

Place of Assembly Certificate of Operation Renewals
Requesting Duplicates

New Buildings Bulletins

2012-004 addresses prefabricated parallel chord wood trusses.  

2012-003 clarifies "predominantly built-up area" bulk regulations for existing residential buildings.  

2012-002 sets standards for fuel-gas compressors, duct burners and heat recovery steam generators in cogeneration and combined heat and power (CHP) projects.

2012-001 outlines criteria for buffers, interlocks, elevator entrances, wedge shackles, elevator governors and elevator brakes.

Did You Know...?

We've added new open houses at the NYC Development Hub, where we're leading live demonstrations on how to submit digital construction plans.

This new, virtual approval process is accelerating project approvals up to three-times faster and spurring job creation.

Email us to reserve your spot in one of our open houses at 80 Centre Street, third floor, in Manhattan.

March 30     2pm
April 9     2pm
April 12     2pm
April 16     11am
April 26     11am

Make a Reservation

Learn More About the Hub

Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor

Robert D. LiMandri, Commissioner

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