Owners of buildings greater than 6 stories must have their buildings’ exterior walls and appurtenances inspected once every 5 years and file a technical report to the Department of Buildings.
The current Inspection Cycle (Cycle 7) runs from February 21, 2010 to February 21, 2015.
Cycle 7 is staggered into 3 sub-cycles:
The last digit of the building’s block number determines the sub-cycles in which the report must be filed.
Last Digit of Block Number
4, 5, 6, or 9
2/21/2010 – 2/21/2012
0, 7, or 8
2/21/2011 – 8/21/2012
1, 2, or 3
2/21/2012 – 2/21/2013
Fees & Penalties
Sub-cycle Diagram (PDF)
Façade Inspection Safety Program (FISP)
Owners of buildings higher than six stories must have exterior walls and appurtenances inspected every five years and they must file a technical façade report with the Department.
New and revised forms, filing fees and civil penalties for facade inspection reports are now in effect.
Learn more (PDF)