Registrants Project Checklists: Scaffold

Project Checklists contain project-specific details as they apply to the scope of work of the project to provide compliance with the NYC Construction Codes and other regulations. This section contains a list of tasks to assist with compliance.

Checklists include:

Pre-Permit Checklist

  • Construction Drawings.  Make sure Department-approved drawings clearly convey the project scope and the contracted work reflects the approved and full scope of work.

    If the scope is modified after approval, verify if changes need an amendment – refer to AC Section 28-104.
  • Insurance Requirements.  Comply with the insurance requirements for general liability insurance, workers compensation and disability insurance. If necessary, update the general liability insurance when required.
  • Special Inspections. Check that the owner has hired the Special Inspection Agency and their details are submitted – a requirement for obtaining a permit.

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On-going Project Work Checklist

  • Post Permit(s).  Make sure all active permits are conspicuously posted at the work site and visible to the public for the duration of the work.
  • Construction Drawings.  Make sure work conforms to approved drawings. However, minor variations are allowed – see minor variations memorandum. However, certain changes may require an amendment.
  • Scope Modification.  Verify if changes need an amendment.
  • Site Safety.  The Contractor must maintain their work site in a safe condition during construction and must minimize the risk of accidents and fire.
  • Special Inspections. Coordinate work schedule with the Special Inspection Agency to ensure these are completed as required by stage of work.

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Project Completion Close-out Checklist

  • Certification. At the completion of the project and following removal of the installation, submit a certificate of removal, which may be audited.

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