Does Work on a Landmark Building Always Require a LPC Permit? The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC, or aka Landmarks) has been issuing approvals and permits since their founding in 1965. The LPC strives to preserve historic districts and properties (or landmarks) by regulating the work done within them and on them. In most cases, Landmarks permits are […]
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When are Acetylene Torch Permit Use Permits Needed?
Do I need FDNY Permits at my Jobsite? FDNY permits are becoming more and more relevant, especially for contractors. With recent incidents occurring at jobsites around the city, the FDNY is stepping up to the plate to make the city a safer place for all. From burn permits to certificate of fitness, and FDNY approvals, there […]
Enabling Construction with Boom Truck Permits
Enabling Construction with Boom Truck Permits Owning a building is a tremendous amount of work, and maintaining buildings a building can be costly. The exterior takes the brunt of the blow, thus requiring facade maintenance to ensure the safety of the public and stability of the building. This work must conform to Local Law 11/98, or the […]
When is Directive 14 Filing Used?
Directive 14 is a Must-Know Term When filing a job, or application, at the Department of Buildings, it is important to understand the types of applications and methods of filing. Knowing the terminology can help when it comes to getting permits, speaking to expediters, consultants, or architects/engineers. There are two primary methods: standard plan examination […]
Assessing DEP Permits and Types
Assessing DEP Permits The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. This means the DEP provides oversight for the water system, or as we think of it New York City’s most […]
Types of (LPC) Landmarks Permits
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is the largest municipal preservation agency in the USA. It provides protection by regulating construction alterations to historically, culturally or architecturally significant buildings and interiors in New York City. Not only does it regulate construction, but it designates which properties and neighborhoods are subject to these regulations. In order to protect designated […]
What Permits are Needed for a Renovation in NYC?
NYC Renovation Permit Expediting New York City is a tricky city to renovate in. One of the reasons for this is a higher than average construction cost. Finding a contractor can be difficult because of the multitude of options. In most cities, the contractor is able to pull work permits with a brief description of work. […]