Department of Buildings

CSC Forms Replace BEST Squad Forms, Effective February 11

By Penny Laughlin You may recall that the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) reorganized the BEST Squad, Excavation/Interior Demolition and Scaffold Safety Units in August 2018. That process created two new units, the Construction Safety Compliance (CSC) Unit and the Construction Safety Enforcement Unit (CSE). These new entities are tasked with increasing safety… View more

DOB Accepting Applications for Plumbing, Fire Suppression & Electrical License Boards

By Rose Perez The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) is seeking plumbing and electrical experts for the 2019 Master Plumbers & Master Fire Suppression Piping Contractors License Board (PLB) and the 2019 Master and Special Electrician Licensing Board (ELB). DOB will accept applications until February 8, 2019. Plumbing Board Requirements The PLB consists… View more