NYC DOB

Legally Required Windows

Legally Required Windows

  Legally Required Windows are windows that must be provided to satisfy a code requirement for example a bedroom must have a window as per code. This would be considered a Legally Required Window.   Legally Required Window Certain spaces with buildings have window requirements as per code. These...

Tribeca Loft Apartment

Special Tribeca Loft Regulations

The Special Tribeca Mixed Use District (TMU) has special rules governing the size and configuration of Lofts with regards to enlarging, extending, combining, and subdividing lofts. These rules will supersede the Zoning Codes of the Underlying District.   Special Tribeca Mixed Use District The Zoning Code uses a...

Certificate Of Occupancy

What is a Certificate Of Occupancy

You A Certificate of Occupancy is a document that describes the legal use and maximum occupancy for a building. The Certificate lists individual building uses, number of people who can occupy each space, a description of each use, and various other building details.   Certificate of Occupancy Below is...

Directive 14 NYC

Projects filed with the NYC DOB as Alteration type 2 or 3 can take advantage of Directive 14. Directive 14 allows the owner to have their own architect perform the final inspection. There are some limitations and project types where Dir 14 cannot be applied.   Directive...

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...