Resolving DOB Façade Violations
To remedy a Failure to File a Façade Technical Report (NRF) violation
- A Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA) needs to submit the outstanding acceptable initial Technical Report Periodic Inspection of Exterior Walls and Appurtenances in DOB NOW: Safety.
- Pay the late filing penalties owed - $1,000 for every month that an acceptable report is not filed and $5,000 for each year after the end of the sub-cycle filing window period that an acceptable report is not filed.
To remedy a Failure to File an Amended Façade Technical Report Violation
- The unsafe façade condition resulting in an unsafe technical report status has to be corrected and a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect needs to submit an acceptable FISP amended technical report in DOB NOW: Safety.
- Pay any outstanding penalties for failure to correct an unsafe condition - See schedule in 1 RCNY 103-04 for the time period with no active extension of time request(s) submitted prior to the submission of the acceptable amended FISP Technical Report.
Civil Penalty Payments
Use the Façade Civil Penalties form to submit civil penalties owed for Cycle 5 or earlier. For Cycle 6 or later, pay civil penalties in DOB NOW: Safety. See the June 2021 Service Notice for more information.
Waiver of Penalties
Use the Facades Waiver of Penalties form to request a waiver of façade civil penalties for Cycle 5 or earlier. For Cycle 6 or later, submit the waiver request in DOB NOW: Safety. See the June 2021 Service Notice for more information.