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March 2014

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Upcoming 2014 Code Trainings

The 2014 NYC Construction Codes go into effect October 1, 2014.

In April, May and June, our experts will be leading seminars on the upcoming changes.

Learn About Code Training Programs

Construction Fatalities Lower in 2013

Acting Commissioner Thomas Fariello, RA, announced a 62.5 percent decrease in fatal construction-related accidents in New York City in 2013 compared to 2012.

Learn More

Join Our Team!

We have new opportunities ― in various areas of expertise ― for architects, engineers and construction industry members!

Current Opportunities

More About a Career at Buildings


Service Updates

Electrical Advisory Board
Expedited Review Process

Raising or Moving a Building
Sprinklers + Standpipes

Structurally Compromised Buildings
Inspections + Reporting

Inspections + Tests - UPDATED

Recent Bulletins

2014-05 Video image smoke detection systems as an alternative system to the 2008 NYC Construction Codes

2014-04 Redundant smoke detector required by section MC 607.3.2.1, Item 1, may be omitted

2014-03 Inspecting, monitoring, and certifying modular units

2014-02 Corrugated polypropylene piping and fittings for storm sewer pipes (alternative to Code-prescribed polyethylene piping and fittings)

2014-01 Privately owned, mapped streets and zoning

All Buildings Bulletins

Did You Know...?

The Department's headquarters at 280 Broadway was the site of America's first department store! Its gleaming facade led to its nickname: The Marble Palace.

Bill de Blasio, Mayor

Thomas Fariello, RA, Acting Commissioner

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