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hey, where’s my CO?

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  On March 1st, 2021, the Department of Buildings mandated that all new and renewals of Building Information System (BIS) Certificates of Occupancy (CO) be migrated into and issued through…

Local Law 160 – Unpaid Fines & Civil Penalties

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  As of March 1, 2021, as required by Local Law 160 of 2017, the Department will deny New Building and Alteration-CO permits in DOB NOW if $25,000 or more…

Local Law 104 of 2019: Denial of Permits for Multiple Dwellings with Excessive Open Violations

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  Effective March 4, 2021 The DOB has issued updated guidance regarding Local Law 104 for residential buildings. The DOB will create and maintain a list of multiple dwellings in…

DOB Reminder – LL 11 Facade Cycle 9B

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Facade Cycle 9B Begins February 21, 2021 A reminder that Cycle 9B /for Local Law 11 goes into effect on February 21, 2021. Façade Cycle 9A reporting is ongoing until February 21, 2022. Cycle 9B…

Certificate of Occupancy & NB Applications to Launch in DOB NOW: Build

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  Effective March 1, 2021 The DOB has just announced the release date for the next major phase of DOB NOW. The biggest changes are for Certificate of Occupancy and New Building applications. This…

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