Amendment of Buildings Penalty Schedule

Proposed Rules: Closed to Comments

Comment By: 
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Statement of Basis and Purpose


The proposed rule amends 1 RCNY §102-01 by adding fifteen new infractions and updating several others.  The new violations relate to:


  • Illegal residential conversions;

  • Monitoring occupied multiple dwellings with permits for alteration or addition;

  • Inspections of tenant protection plans

  • Pre-shift safety meetings for workers at construction sites;

  • Site-specific safety orientations for workers at construction sites

  • Construction site safety training 

The Department of Buildings’ authority for these rules is found in Section 643 and 1043(a) of the New York City Charter and section 28-201.2 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York.


This rule is exempt from review under Charter Section 1043(d), pursuant to Section 1043(d)(4).


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Public Hearing


Public Hearing Date: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 2:00pm

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Department of Buildings
280 Broadway, 3rd floor conference room
New York, NY 10007