Author: Jorge Fontan AIA

About Jorge Fontan AIA

Author Jorge Fontan AIA

This post was written by Jorge Fontan, a Registered Architect and owner of Fontan Architecture.

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Unsafe Building Violation NYC DOB UB

An Unsafe Building Violation or UB Violation is for a building deemed unsafe by the NYC Department Of Buildings. There are 3 remedies to an unsafe building Demolition, Repair, and Sealing.   Unsafe Building Violations NYC   What To do About an Unsafe Building in NYC? If the New York...

NYC DOB Fee Exemption for Not For Profit

In New York City certain entities are exempt from paying Department Of Buildings, DOB Fees under the right criteria.   NYC DOB Fee Exemption   DOB Fee Exemption for Not For Profit Corporations Department Of Buildings (DOB) filing fee exemptions exist for properties owned by Not For profit Corporations if...


Adult Establishment Zoning NYC

In NYC an Adult Establishment must comply with specific zoning and building codes that will restrict its location and size.   Adult Establishment Zoning NYC   NYC Zoning Definition of Adult Establishment 40% Rule Filing an Application with DOB for an Adult Establishment 500 Foot Rule Areas Where...