Your Month In NYC Compliance – August 2023 (Lead Laws & More Rules)

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:


DOB Bulletins

Adopted Rules

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.

Proposed Rules

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.

Related Articles

About the Author

Kristen Hariton

Kristen Hariton is the Vice President, Product Engagement at SiteCompli, focused on exploring new solutions and innovations in property operations tech. When she's not sharing the latest industry trends, changes, and updates, she's planning her next adventure to Walt Disney World.