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Filing With the NYC DOB

Filing with the NYC DOB is a complicated and involved process with many protocols to take into consideration.   Filing with the NYC DOB   Types of Filing with the NYC DOB Below is a list of the main filing types at the NYC Department Of Buildings. There are actually...

Rooftop Garden Options NYC

Due to the limited space in New York, roof gardens are an increasingly popular option for many buildings in the city. Roof gardens have a number of benefits including reducing storm water runoff, increasing air quality, decreasing the urban heat island effect, increasing insulation to...

Newsstand Application Drawing NYC

When applying for a newsstand you must provide drawings of the location and stand showing clearances as specified in the Department Of Consumer Affairs Regulations.   NYC Newsstand Application Drawing Scale Drawings Drawing Submission Requirements Landowners Consent Photos of Site   Scale Drawings for Newsstand Application When applying for a...

Adding Washer Dryer to an Apartment NYC

Adding a washer dryer to an apartment in NYC will require permits and building management approval.   Adding A Washer Dryer   Adding A Washer Dryer to An Apartment in NYC Building Management Approval Permits for Adding a Washer Dryer Construction Requirements Accessibility    Building Management Approval for Adding Laundry  If you...