What is a “construction license access agreement?”

Building in New York is tough and its expensive.  Building in the close confines found in many parts of New York often adds an additional problem:  you may need to access your neighbor’s property to perform part of the construction … Continue reading

NYC Now Requires Monitoring During Certain Adjacent Property Excavation

Effective December 31, 2014 certain construction projects in New York City will require monitoring of adjacent buildings impacted by construction.  Pursuant to newly added section 3309.4.4: During the course of excavation work the following shall be monitored in accordance with … Continue reading

A Quick Look at NYC’s Notice Requirement for Adjoining Construction

In 2014 the first significant series of amendments to the 2008 code went into effect.  Chief among amendments was the addition of new section 3309.1.1 (effective 12/31/2014).  It provides as follows: Where a construction or demolition project will require access … Continue reading