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The 2022 NYC Building Code has gone in to effect on November 7th, 2022. In most cases "the 2014 Construction Codes apply to applications for permits when the application for construction document approval is submitted before November 7, 2022.” After that point, the 2022 Code will apply. This cutoff applies only to DOB documents; any documents submitted under other agencies (ie DOT or DEP) do not fall under this deadline.


Some major changes include new Special Inspections and TR requirements and fee changes. For more information, read on here.


On December 22nd, Mayor de Blasio signed Intro. 2317, banning the installation of fuel-burning systems in new buildings and most gut renovations starting in 2024. NYC is the largest city in the nation and the first large cold-weather city to phase out fossil fuel combustion in new construction.


Read the Press Release.

As of December 31, 2021, Energy Efficiency Reports (EER) must now be submitted by a Registered Design Professional only. Learn More.



Additionally, all payments requested by the Department of Buildings must be made within 30 days of payment request. This includes payments associated with submissions, amendments, extensions and any outstanding violations for EERs submitted.