We’re rounding up some of the biggest compliance changes each month and sharing them in our new video series. Scroll down to check out resources mentioned in the video, including city links, detailed posts, and more.
Here’s Your Month In NYC Real Estate Compliance – August 2023:
- Notification to Start Work
- Exceptions on Professional Certification
- Fees and date changes in DOB NOW/eFiling
- DSNY – Chain Store trash set-out requirements
- HPD – Self-closing door inspection program
- HPD – Repair of underlying conditions
NEW – Required DOB Parapet Observations
Starting next year (January 1, 2024), the DOB will require annual parapet observations for “all buildings with parapets fronting the public right-of-way, regardless of height, except for detached 1- or 2-family homes or buildings with a fence or other barrier preventing access to the exterior wall.” Specific requirements for the observation, who can perform observations, and reporting (including keeping records for 6 years) are in the text of the law.
Click here to see the full rule.
Reminder – proposed rules could go into effect after a public comment period, which may result in changes to the initial rules. Rules aren’t finalized until they’re adopted.
Parking Garage – Additional Initial Inspections For Key Community Districts
City Council Laws
In this month’s video, we cover the recently passed legislation surrounding new lead paint requirements. You can read the full rundown of the new laws here, in one of our recent posts.