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Requirements for Inspection of Parapets

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Rule status: Proposed

Agency: DOB

Comment by date: June 13, 2023

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Local Law 126 of 2021, which went into effect on November 7, 2022, and requires building owners to have an annual parapet observation performed in accordance with DOB’s rules. This proposed rule sets out the requirements for the observation and the resulting report.

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Online comments: 2

  • Ida Galea

    I am not opposed to the new rule, my comment would be to change the inspection criteria to every five years (similar to LL 11 of 1998) rather than annually for buildings that file an initial report of “safe”. Thank you.

    Comment added May 19, 2023 8:14am
  • Isaac

    We highly recommend that this filing be limited to a single page and submitted online, ensuring ease and simplicity for all individuals involved. Additionally, please provide a designated space for attaching any necessary photographs.

    Comment added May 30, 2023 7:03pm