NYC DOB

Permit For Building A Wall NYC

Building a wall in NYC requires a permit. This means you will need to hire an architect and file plans with the Department Of Buildings to get a permit before you can start construction.   Building a Wall NYC Building a wall in a building or house will...

Buying a Building with Building Violations NYC

Purchasing A Building With Violations NYC

If you are purchasing a building with violations in New York City you must resolve and clear all violations. NYC building violations are serious business and need to be taken care of. You will not be held liable for penalties due on the building (if...

NYC Building Permits

NYC Building Permits

There are different types of NYC Building Permits. A construction or building permit must be acquired before you begin any construction project in NYC including new buildings and renovations or alterations. In NYC building permit applications must be filed by an R.A. Registerd Architect or...

Homeowners Night

Help From NYC DOB

Renovating and building in New York can be difficult. From trying to find an architect to selecting a contractor. The process can be daunting. Fortunately, the Department of Building offers free assistance in the form of Homeowners’­ Night. Homeowner’s Night is every Tuesday night from...

NYC DOB Plan Exam

Same Day Plan Exam NYC

Clients are constantly telling me nightmare stories they have heard about how long it takes to get something approved by the NYC Department Of Buildings. In most cases I am going to take the DOB's side on this argument. Simple tiny jobs can get reviewed on...