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DOB NYC Questions and  Answer

Below is Questions and answers about DOB and HPD requirements.  For more information about what is required, see the laws that are referenced and the Rules of the City of New York. This page is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice or as a statement of the law. You may wish to consult with an attorney.

 

Sites Where New Building and Demolition Permits Are Required
1 RCNY 27-04 - a sign is required stating the following: 
"TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT UNSAFE CONDITIONS AT THIS WORK SITE CALL 311"


What are the signage needed and recommended to put on construction site fence ?

It is important to put on all sliding and swinging gate openings, and any other openings allowing for access to the site by persons or vehicles

1)    DOB-DO NOT ENTER CONSTRUCTION AREA - AUTHORIZED PERSONS ONLY

2)    DOB NO SMOKING WORK SITE PER FDNY SECTION 1404 " DOB Sign Catalog DOB1404

3)    DOB Hard Hats Required Sign

4)    DOB sign-TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT UNSAFE CONDITION AT THIS WORK SITE, CALL 311

5)    SOB Sign EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS - DOB SIGN

6)    DO NOT BLOCK GATE AT ANY TIME VIOLATORS WILL BE TOWED AWAY AT VEHICLE OWNER'S EXPENSE ( Recommended )

7)    No Parking Anytime Temporary construction Regulation ( Recommended – will required filing)

8)    NO TRESPASSING CONSTRUCTION SITE (Recommended – Liability notice…)

9)    DOB-Construction Fence Signage-Poster

 

Where to buy DOB Signs NYC?

      It is very difficult to get the signs from Home depot and local Store. The best place to buy it online and ask for shipment. The current place that I will recommend is www.DOBSigns.NYC or HPD signs.com the official site for DOB signage in NYC and HPD signage in NYC

 

What are the signs required inside construction site and Where Shell I Post my construction signs base on DOB requirements?

a)    DOB NO SMOKING WORK SITE PER FDNY SECTION 1404

b)    DOB Fire extinguisher sign ( Do not forget to put a fire extinguisher on each floor)

c)    Hard Hats required

d)    Floor Number

e)    Exit Signs

f)     ROOF ACCESS AUTHORIZED PERSONS ONLY

 

Where to  put the signs?

1)    All sliding and swinging gate openings, and any other openings allowing for access to the site by persons 01׳ vehicles;

2)    Entrances to any building or structure under construction or demolition

3)    3. O each floor at stairway, elevator and hoistway access points of any building undergoing alteration, construction Or demolition

4)     At any indoor or outdoor areas on the construction sites at which persons congregate.

 

What is NYC Fire department Section 1404 ?

“ 1404.1.2 Signage. “No Smoking” signs complying with FC310 shall be conspicuously posted at construction sites at the following locations and such other locations as are necessary to provide notice to a person entering upon 01׳ working at the site of the prohibition against smoking:

1. At construction sites required by the Building Code to be enclosed with a fence, on all sliding and swinging gate openings, and any other openings allowing for access to the site by persons or vehicles;

2. At the entrances to any building or structure under construction or demolition:

3. On each floor at stairway, elevator and hoistway access points of any building undergoing alteration, construction 01־ demolition; and

4. At any indoor or outdoor areas 011 the construction sites at which persons congregate. “

 

What Are the signs needed and required  to put in construction Site?

DOB is looking for safe environment and Notices but also you will have to put fire department signs. It is better to put the signs and make sure that city feels  that you do everything possible to make sure it is safe environment then receiving stop work order or violation.  my recommendation will be as following:

 

Fence signs:

1)    DOB-DO NOT ENTER CONSTRUCTION AREA - AUTHORIZED PERSONS ONLY

2)    DOB NO SMOKING WORK SITE PER FDNY SECTION 1404 " DOB Sign Catalog DOB1404

3)    DOB Hard Hats Required Sign

4)    DOB sign-TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT UNSAFE CONDITION AT THIS WORK SITE, CALL 311

5)    SOB Sign EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS - DOB SIGN

6)    DO NOT BLOCK GATE AT ANY TIME VIOLATORS WILL BE TOWED AWAY AT VEHICLE OWNER'S EXPENSE ( Recommended )

7)    No Parking Anytime Temporary construction Regulation ( Recommended – will required filing)

8)    NO TRESPASSING CONSTRUCTION SITE (Recommended – Liability notice…)

9)    DOB-Construction Fence Signage-Poster

On each floor:

1) Floor Number

2) Fire extinguisher sign ( do not forget to put extinguisher )

3)" No Smoking" Per section 1404

4) Hard hat required

5) Exit signs .......

 

What are the required signage in a NYC Construction Site base on DOB:

 Fence:

        1) Danger - DO NOT ENTER CONSTRUCTION AREA - AUTHORIZED PERSONS ONLY

        2) Danger - NO SMOKING WORK SITE PER FD NY SECTION 1404

        3) POST NO BILLS -(In few location)

        4) Construction Area Hard Hats required or Hard Hat required

        5) SIDEWALK CLOSED - (Permit required)

        6) EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS

        7) TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT UNSAFE CONDITION AT THIS WORK SITE, CALL 311

        8) No Parking Anytime Temporary construction Regulation ( Permit required)

        9) NO PARKING - CONSTRUCTION ZONE VIOLATORS TOWED AWAY AT VEHICLE OWNER'S EXPENSE - In front of         gate ( Permit required)

        10) See Point fence with Link to DOB for more detail.

        11) Not sure... call 311 for more Info

 

DOB Construction floor signage :

        1) Danger - NO SMOKING WORK SITE PER FDNY SECTION 1404

        2) Floor Number

        3)  Exit Signs

        4)  Fire extinguisher Arrow sign

        5) In Case of Fire Use Stairs -DO NOT Use Elevator ( if elevator is in place and working)



Sidewalk Sheds

Building Code Sect. 26-252 b - a sign is required listing the name, address and phone number of the permit holder and the permit expiration date.

Construction Projects
Building Code Sect. 27-1009 (c) - a sign is required listing the name, address and phone number of the property owner and the general contractor.

Demolition Jobs
Chapter 8 of Title 1 - Sect. 8-01 (d) (1) - a sign is required listing the name, address and phone number of the demolition contractor

 

Site Safety Jobs

Chapter 26 of Title 1 - Sect. 26-01 (h) - these phone numbers are required in addition to those required by Sect 27-1009 for construction jobs above:

·         Department of Buildings - 311

·         The Building Enforcement Safety Team (BEST)

·         The Emergency Response Team (ERT) - 311

·         Department of Transportation (DOT) - 311

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 What are Construction Site Signage Requirements NYC?

Sidewalk Shed & Construction Fence Requirements

Project sites with construction fences or sidewalk sheds permitted on or after July 1, 2013 must meet signage requirements that emphasize the type of work underway and highlight the project’s contact information. For detailed information regarding compliance requirements at permit renewal, exemptions for one-, two- and three-family projects, and design requirements for demolition projects, see NYC Building Code §3301.9.

 

Construction Fence Signage Requirements DOB

The new project information panel standardizes the appearance of temporary protective structures and provides important information to the community in a consolidated, uniform sign. Any new building, demolition, excavation and alteration project sites with a construction fence, as required by Building Code § 3301.9.1, must post a project information panel.

The panel design includes a project rendering, elevation drawing of building or zoning diagram of building exterior, a description of the project and anticipated completion date, owner and contractor information, 311 information and the primary Department of Buildings permit.

Demolition sites require a project information panel without a rendering. In addition, one-, two and three-family home projects are not required to post this new information panel
. 

Sidewalk Shed Parapet Panel Requirements-DOB

This update also replaces sidewalk shed signage with a new sidewalk shed parapet panel. The sign must include the location’s address and the name of the contractor or owner. 
Web Site click
 here

 

Signage to be Removed-DOB

Site managers must remove any other construction signage, unless otherwise required by law. For example, while FDNY standpipe signs must remain prominently posted, Buildings permits, contractor signs and 311 information signs must be removed.

 

Permit Renewals & Compliance-DOB

Construction Fence Signage: At a site where the project permit was issued or renewed prior to July 1, 2013, existing construction fence signage must be removed and replaced with the new project information panel on the date of the first project permit renewal on/after July 1, 2013.

Sidewalk Shed Parapet Signage: At a site where the sidewalk shed permit was issued or renewed prior to July 1, 2013, existing signage must be removed and replaced with the new sidewalk shed parapet signs on the date of the first shed permit renewal on/after July 1, 2013.

If the panel contradicts the permit drawings, applicants must submit a post approval-amendment

  

Telephone Number Requirements on Construction Signs
There has been some confusion in the past as to the phone number requirements on various construction signs and the use of 311. We hope that you will find the following useful.



Sidewalk Sheds

Building Code Sect. 26-252 b - a sign is required listing the name, address, and phone number of the permit holder and the permit expiration date.


Construction Projects

Building Code Sect. 27-1009 (c) - a sign is required listing the name, address, and phone number of the property owner and the general contractor.


Demolition Jobs

Chapter 8 of Title 1 - Sect. 8-01 (d) (1) - a sign is required listing the name, address, and phone number of the demolition contractor and the Department of Buildings complaint number - 311.



Site Safety Jobs DOB

Chapter 26 of Title 1 - Sect. 26-01 (h) - these phone numbers are required in addition to those required by Sect 27-1009 for construction jobs above:

Department of Buildings - 311

The Building Enforcement Safety Team (BEST)

The Emergency Response Team (ERT) - 311

Department of Transportation (DOT) - 311

 

Sites Where New Building and Demolition Permits Are Required -DOB

1 RCNY 27-04 - a sign is required stating the following: "TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT UNSAFE CONDITIONS AT THIS WORK SITE CALL 311"



What are New York City landlords are required to post the following signs and notices in their buildings by HPD or what are HPD signage requirements ?

 

·         Certificate of inspection visits. Owners need to provide a frame that will accommodate a 6″ x 9″ inspection visit card, issued by the Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) inspector who visits the property. The frame should be between 48″ and 62″ above floor height, located at or near the mailbox (if present).

·         Garbage collection notice. Display a tamper-proof sign with the current hours and method of garbage collection in the lobby- Some building may be exempt see rule

·         Building floors. Identify the number of each floor with a sign, or paint the number directly on the wall.

·         Smoke detectors. Smoke detector requirements must be posted at or near mailboxes, using an HPD-approved form.

·         Carbon monoxide detectors. Owners must also post HPD-approved notices with carbon monoxide monitor requirements in a common area.

·         Housing information guide notice. Notify tenants about the availability of the New York City housing information guide by posting a notice near the mail delivery area. Service interruption. If making repairs or performing any work that will interrupt utilities for more than two hours, owners need to post a public notice at least 24 hours before the service interruption. (Update the sign, as required, and post the information in both English and Spanish.)

·         Boiler room access. HPD requires owners to post the name and location of the person who has access to boiler room keys. One notice goes in the lobby; another belongs on the boiler room entrance.

·         Janitor name/address. Owners must post a sign with the name of the janitor or housekeeper at the building entrance. The sign must include the person’s address, apartment number and telephone number.

·         Disaster response signage. Residential buildings with any non-owner-occupied units must post a temporary notice with emergency contact information in the common area at the following times:

·         Before a weather emergency (e.g., blizzard, tropical storm, etc.)

·         After a natural disaster

·         After learning that a utility outage will last longer than 24 hoursCan I put the certificate of Inspection frame  in the basement or near the garbage room?

 

The HPD web Site clearly says the following "The frame should be posted 48-62 inches above the floor. If a mailbox exists, the frame should be posted at or near the mailbox. If there is no mailbox in the vestibule, the owner should select a suitable accessible location in the vestibule or entrance way of the building for the frame. "

 

 

What Is the NYC web Site that Give you construction signage :

 

All information regarding the rules located at the below link and see below for detail.

 

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/safety/construction-site-signage-requirements.page

 

Sidewalk Shed & Construction Fence Requirements

Project sites with construction fences or sidewalk sheds permitted on or after July 1, 2013 must meet signage requirements that emphasize the type of work underway and highlight the project’s contact information. For detailed information regarding compliance requirements at permit renewal, exemptions for one-, two- and three-family projects, and design requirements for demolition projects, see NYC Building Code §3301.9.


Construction Fence Signage Requirements

The new project information panel standardizes the appearance of temporary protective structures and provides important information to the community in a consolidated, uniform sign. Any new building, demolition, excavation and alteration project sites with a construction fence, as required by Building Code § 3301.9.1, must post a project information panel.

The panel design includes a project rendering, elevation drawing of building or zoning diagram of building exterior, a description of the project and anticipated completion date, owner and contractor information, 311 information and the primary Department of Buildings permit.

Demolition sites require a project information panel without a rendering. In addition, one-, two and three-family home projects are not required to post this new information panel.
 

 

Permit Renewals & Compliance

Construction Fence Signage: At a site where the project permit was issued or renewed prior to July 1, 2013, existing construction fence signage must be removed and replaced with the new project information panel on the date of the first project permit renewal on/after July 1, 2013.


Sidewalk Shed Parapet Signage: At a site where the sidewalk shed permit was issued or renewed prior to July 1, 2013, existing signage must be removed and replaced with the new sidewalk shed parapet signs on the date of the first shed permit renewal on/after July 1, 2013.

If the panel contradicts the permit drawings, applicants must submit a post approval-amendment.

 

 

 

 

Construction Signage

There has been some confusion in the past as to the phone number requirements on various construction signs and the use of 311. We hope that you will find the following useful.

Sidewalk Sheds
Building Code Sect. 26-252 b - a sign is required listing the name, address and phone number of the permit holder and the permit expiration date.

Construction Projects
Building Code Sect. 27-1009 (c) - a sign is required listing the name, address and phone number of the property owner and the general contractor.

Demolition Jobs
Chapter 8 of Title 1 - Sect. 8-01 (d) (1) - a sign is required listing the name, address and phone number of the demolition contractor and the Department of Buildings complaint number - 311.

Site Safety Jobs
Chapter 26 of Title 1 - Sect. 26-01 (h) - these phone numbers are required in addition to those required by Sect 27-1009 for construction jobs above:

·         Department of Buildings - 311

·         The Building Enforcement Safety Team (BEST)

·         The Emergency Response Team (ERT) - 311

·         Department of Transportation (DOT) - 311


Sites Where New Building and Demolition Permits Are Required
1 RCNY 27-04 - a sign is required stating the following:
"TO ANONYMOUSLY REPORT UNSAFE CONDITIONS AT THIS WORK SITE CALL 311"


All other specifications regarding letter size, square footage of sign, location, etc. can be found in the appropriate sections of law.

 

 

 

 

For more information about what is required, see the laws that are referenced and the Rules of the City of New York. This page is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice or as a statement of the law. You may wish to consult with an attorney.