Mayoral Design Competition for Small Households
With 1.8 million
smaller households in NYC ― and only 1 million studio and
one-bedroom apartments ― Mayor Bloomberg announced a new
design competition to create micro-units that will help meet
today's housing demand.
The Mayor announced the adAPT NYC
pilot program at the American Institute of Architects'
Center for Architecture, along with Deputy Mayor for Economic
Development Robert K. Steel, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human
Services Linda I. Gibbs, Housing Preservation and
Development Commissioner Mathew M. Wambua, City Planning
Commissioner Amanda M. Burden and Buildings Commissioner Robert
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New Deputy Commissioner of Enforcement
Timothy E. Hogan ―
former Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of New
York ― has been appointed to serve as the Department's new
Deputy Commissioner of Enforcement.
Deputy Commissioner Hogan brings more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement to
Buildings, and he will oversee the Enforcement Bureau, including
all emergency and safety operations, complaint inspections and
construction accident investigations.
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We've expanded our
Get It. Done. Together. program to approve solar PV
projects faster ― and extended the program through August! Our
senior experts are leading collaborative, team reviews to bring
your plans into compliance.
Appointments are 2pm
to 6pm on August 6, 13, 20 and 27.
Request a Review
No-Penalty Deck + Porch Inspections
Through August 1
NYC Plumbing Code
Updated Flush Standards
Cranes + Derricks
How to Register
Amendment to Rule §101-06
Deadlines + Filings
New Electrical Code
Periodic Inspection Fees
2012-009 clarifies temporary sprinkler installation and compartmentation
requirements for existing buildings undergoing interior alterations.
2012-008 addresses the permitted size of a cellar that is accessory to a residential
use and used for non-dwelling purposes.
2012-007 addresses three types of post-installed anchors in masonry, including those for
2012-006 establishes acceptance criteria for relining systems installed in existing
chimneys and vents.
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Violations: Concrete Washout Water + Unsafe Facades
Rule Effective 07.18.12
NYC ºCool Roofs coating season is well underway
and we're now approaching three million square feet of
coated rooftops! Our colleagues at the NYC Law Department
spent a Saturday this month coating 10,000 square feet of rooftops
in the Bronx.
That's cool, Law!
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