Construction Safety Week 2013
Construction Safety Week
begins Monday, April 29 with the 2013 Build Safe | Live
Safe Conference at the New York Marriott Downtown in Lower
Department of Buildings' engineers,
architects and construction experts will outline recent industry trends, discuss the future of construction operations in the City and lead construction safety courses for professional credit.
Last year's conference
sold out ― so secure your seat now!
New, Free Mobile App Now Available!
launched a new smartphone app that gives New Yorkers easy access to information about nearly 1 million properties
throughout the City. Plus, users can receive alerts about our
new services and warnings about inclement weather. The app
is available for iPhone and Android phones ― and more than 5,300
people have downloaded it so far!
Manhattan Plan Exam Renovation
Renovations are underway at the Manhattan Borough Office's Plan Examination area! The upgrades will create more space for appointments with design professionals and filing representatives ― and will better
foster collaboration. This modernization will also
integrate new technology into the review process, allowing the
Department and industry to work together on paper and electronic
Temporary Service Locations:
Plan Examination: Floor 6
Fast Track Applications: Floor 3, Window 27
Fee Estimation, Civil Penalties, Manual Filing: Floor 3, Window
Plan Exam Appointment Rescheduling: Floor 3
Professional List: Floor 6, Receptionist Area
Extended Plan Exam Hours: Floor 3, Tuesdays 4pm–6pm
New Classes of Filing Representatives
Beginning July 1, 2013, there will
be two classes of filing representatives: Class 1 Filing
Representatives and Class 2 Code and Zoning
Representatives. Applicants will be required to complete
Department-approved training, which the Department will provide
at no cost over the next year. Follow Buildings News for updated
1 RCNY 104-24
Becoming a Class 1 or 2
New PW1 BIS Search
New Payment Methods
NYC Development Hub
Installation + Maintenance
Complete Drawings Pilot
Expanded to Manhattan
Exams + Background Checks
Hearings + New Rules
§104-06 Construction Trades Continuing Ed
22 Reade Street
§105-03 Department-Approved Courses
22 Reade Street
§3314-01 Mast-climbing Work Platforms
22 Reade Street
§3606-04 Freeboard Amendment
125 Worth Street
License Exam Fees
1 RCNY §101-03 ― Effective 12.16.12
Energy Audits + Retrocommissioning
1 RCNY §103-07 ― Effective 10.13.12
2013-004 establishes acceptance criteria for gas-fired, direct-vent, space-heating appliances used to heat rooms for sleeping (superseding Bulletin 2012-005).
2013-003 establishes acceptance criteria for polypropylene (PP) piping systems in hydronic piping, irrigation systems and water recycling distribution piping systems (superseding Bulletins 2011-005 and 2011-20).
2013-002 establishes design and acceptance criteria for externally bonded, fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) systems for structural repair and upgrade of concrete and masonry elements.
enclosure requirements for kitchenettes and minimum dimensions for
living rooms and habitable space in a multiple dwelling.
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