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Obtaining New York City Building Permits, Approvals, and Certificates of Occupancy

Learn how to tailor your construction projects to comply with New York City Building Codes and regulatory agencies, such as the Fire, Housing Preservation and Development, and Parks Departments. Examine recent procedural changes that have an impact on the design and project management process. Topics include the effects of zoning on a project, Department of Buildings filing and permitting procedures, egress calculations and layout for public assembly spaces, basic plan requirements for submission to regulatory agencies, and types of applications. Discuss the city violation process, and learn how to obtain approvals/permits in a shorter amount of time.

Note: Registering at least two weeks prior to the start of the course date is highly recommended. Popular classes fill up quickly and more specialized classes need sufficient enrollment.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Knowledge of relevant construction compliance requirements in New York City
  • A firm understanding of building codes and building regulations

Ideal for

  • Construction project managers
  • Design professionals, developers, and real estate managers
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.


    • Section

    • Semester

      Fall 2020
    • Date

      Nov 2 - Dec 14
    • Day

    • Time

      • Online
    • Format

      • Online
    • Sessions

    • Location

    Tuition $595