Department of Buildings

DOB Requires New Documents for Mandatory Inclusionary Housing

By Andrew Pisani Effective August 1, 2018, Owners and developers have new documentation requirements for securing permits and sign-offs on New Building (NB) and Alteration Type 1 (Alt-1) applications at a location designated for Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH). MIH, enacted in March 2016, calls for the inclusion of permanently affordable housing in medium- and high-density… View more

Electrical Enforcement Inspections Unit Relocates, Safety Registrations Require Appointment

By Brian Lafferty The latest changes announced by the Department of Buildings (DOB) include the imminent relocation of the Electrical Enforcement Inspections Unit and a new requirement for safety registration applicants. Electrical Enforcement Relocates Effective Monday, August 6, 2018, the Electrical Enforcement Inspections Unit will move to its new home:   NYC Department of Buildings… View more