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Reporting Deadlines

Updated: Feb 25

Parking Garages - The first deadline for the city's parking structure inspection program for properties in sub-cycle A was Sunday, December 31, 2023. Buildings with parking structures in sub-cycle B and C must also submit an initial assessment report to DOB by August 1, 2024.

Façades - Façade Inspection and Safety Program (FISP) reports for buildings over six stories tall in sub-cycle C were due to the Department of Buildings by February 21, 2024.

Parapets - As of January 1, 2024, building owners in New York City must have their building's parapets inspected by a competent person, regardless of building heights.

Gas Piping Systems - Gas piping systems in all buildings, except for one- and two-family homes, and other Occupancy Group R-3 buildings, must be inspected by a Licensed Master Plumber at least once every four years. The inspection report deadline for buildings in sub-cycle D was December 31, 2023.

Elevators - Building elevators must be inspected and tested twice annually by an approved elevator agency on behalf of the property owner. These periodic inspections were due by December 31, 2023.

Boilers - Many low pressure boilers and all high pressure boilers must undergo annual periodic inspections. These boiler inspection reports were due on December 31, 2023.

Retaining Walls - Owners of properties with a retaining wall that faces a public right-of-way and is 10 feet tall or higher must have their retaining wall inspected every five years. The inspection report deadline for buildings in Brooklyn was December 31, 2023.

Penalties apply after the filing period ends. For more information visit the Department of Buildings


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