Safety Conference Presentations Now Online
sold-out Build Safe | Live Safe Conference featured 19 Department
experts and eight construction safety presentations ― which are now online!
Buildings' engineers, architects and construction specialists outlined
recent safety trends, discussed ways to improve construction
operations ― and highlighted key changes to the 2014 NYC Construction Codes, which go into effect on October 1.
See the Presentations
Upcoming 2014 Code Trainings
To assist with the
transition to the 2014 NYC Construction Codes, our experts
are leading seminars to outline the upcoming changes.
Upcoming Code Programs
Prepare for Online Inspection Scheduling
Soon, you'll be able to schedule virtually all inspections online through our latest NYC Development Hub expansion: Hub Inspection Ready. We're launching this new system in the coming months. To facilitate a smooth transition,
update your license and insurance information with the Department.
Learn More About Hub
Email Questions About Updating License Information
+ Plan Guidelines
Expanded to All Offices
Training Course Extension
Raising or Moving a Building
Sprinklers + Standpipes
Inspections + Reporting
Inspections + Tests - UPDATED
Clarifies when to apply the 2008 Construction Codes or the 2014
Construction Codes to new buildings, alterations, partial
demolitions and full demolitions.
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
Learn about upcoming seminars on recently enacted legislation.
Join Our Team!
We have new
opportunities ― in various areas of expertise ― for architects,
engineers and construction industry members!
More About a Career at Buildings
Did You Know...?
When you visit the Department's headquarters at 280 Broadway, notice the bronze clock on our building's southwest corner. The Sun ― a newspaper that was once a tenant in the building ― installed the large timepiece in 1930.