Skip to content

Knowledge Base AI

0 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

0. wzor2

This is the second entry with no promotional blok.


The word “Accident” is no longer used in construction trades as it implies that the unplanned events were random in nature and not preventable. To change this perception OSHA and NYC DOB adopted a new word Incident.


The is a list of the most common acronyms used in official building department lingoEntry 1

Advertising Sign

Advertising Signs in NYC are regulated so as not to become a nuisance. One of the review factors in sign applications is distance from highways and public parks.

After hours work

An after-hours work permit allows construction-related work to be done after regular working hours after a careful review by the issuing agency of the need and any community complaints.

Apartment Building

Apartment building – means a residential use building, or the residential use portion of a mixed-use building, other than a townhouse or stacked townhouse containing four or more dwelling units each of which shall have access to above grade common halls, stairs, elevators, and yards.

Applicant of record

An applicant is a professional, registered with the state, who signs the application and ensures the work being done complies with applicable laws. An applicant is considered a Professional Engineer (PE), Registered Architect (RA), or Registered Landscape Architect (RLA). The DOB also considers registered tradesmen with insurance as applicants for certain types of jobs and applications.