The New Manhattan Plan Examination Office
Commissioner LiMandri and
Manhattan Borough Commissioner Martin Rebholz, RA,
officially opened the new Manhattan Plan Examination office!
We now have more space for
appointments, which will foster better collaboration with design
professionals. Plus, we'll ultimately incorporate new
technology into the review process.
See Our New Floor Plan
New Assistant Commissioner Robert Fodora, Esq.
Robert Fodera, Esq., has
been appointed as our new Assistant Commissioner of Administrative Policy and Enforcement and is overseeing our Administrative Enforcement, Licensing, Borough Enforcement, Signs and Padlocks and Special Enforcement Units. He will help develop new ways to strengthen our enforcement against property owners and contractors who are flouting the law, threatening New Yorkers' safety.
Assistant Commissioner Fodera joins us from the New York City Police Department, where he was the Executive Officer of the Civil Enforcement Unit, overseeing Nuisance Abatement proceedings and asset forfeiture investigations and actions, including enforcement against Driving While Intoxicated offenders. Plus, he's worked closely with Buildings during the past 17 years: AC Fodera has been closely involved in our MARCH (Multiple Agency Response to Community Hotspots) program as an attorney and an executive, helping make sure New York City's clubs and bars remain safe.
First Department Building Marshal Appointed
Salvatore Agostino has been appointed to serve as our Department's first Building Marshal, having risen through the ranks of the Office of Internal Audits and Discipline. Building Marshal Agostino will
oversee various investigative and enforcement initiatives,
pursue negligent property owners and coordinate the Agency's
investigations of major cases against unlicensed contractors who
performing illegal work. He will also be the primary
enforcement liaison between the Department and the FDNY,
NYPD, Department of Housing Preservation and Development, BSIU and the
Department of Investigation.
Building Marshal Agostino earned his bachelor's degree from the State University of New York and his juris doctor from Brooklyn Law School.
Fences and Sheds
Local Law 47 of 2013
Panel Template (PDF)
3D Site Safety
NEW ― BIM Guidelines
NYC Buildings Revit Content
NYC Buildings AutoCAD Content
Online Renewal Payments for Stationary Engineers + General Contractors
Filing Deadline Extended
clarifies zoning requirements for yoga studios.
2013-009 establishes acceptance criteria for attendant-operated automobile parking lifts.
All Buildings Bulletins
Construction Trades Course Requirements Effective 09.15.13
Retaining Wall Inspections, Penalties + Waivers
Potentially Structurally Compromised Buildings
Just published ―
Mayor Bloomberg's A Stronger, More Resilient New York, a
comprehensive plan to rebuild communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy and
increase the resilience of infrastructure and buildings citywide.
This report includes a long-term focus on preparing for and
protecting against the impacts of climate change.
Available at CityStore