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

Agreements for Adjacent Property Access

Performing construction in New York City can often involve working in tight quarters.  As a result, it is often necessary to enter your neighbor’s property in order to perform the work and, perhaps more importantly, to erect protection for their … 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