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LL191 requires all office buildings to install CO detectors by 7.1.21

Sprinkler Up: DOB ramps up enforcement of Local Law 26

Sprinkler Up: DOB ramps up enforcement of Local Law 26

In October 2004, the City of New York enacted Local Law 26, which governed retroactive compliance with sprinkler, exit signs and photo-luminescent...

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Don’t Let Elevator Violations Delay Your Certificate of Occupancy

Don’t Let Elevator Violations Delay Your Certificate of Occupancy

The Department of Buildings (DOB) is responsible for overseeing the safety of New York City’s nearly 70,000 elevators.  All automatic passenger and...

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NYC introduces stricter façade inspections rules

NYC introduces stricter façade inspections rules

NYC has ramped up façade inspections following the recent death of Erica L. Tishman, a prominent Manhattan architect who was struck by falling...

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The 2019 Milrose Guide to NYC Building Inspections

The 2019 Milrose Guide to NYC Building Inspections

The NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) strives to ensure the safe and lawful use of one million buildings and properties in New York City. The agency...

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