While their “Physical Office” may be closed, all hearings, trials, and other OATH operations are being conducted by telephone, videoconferencing, online, or mail, and OATH will ONLY allow in-person appearances in limited, pre-approved circumstances.
NYC Construction Restart:
As the City reopens, Department of Business / DOB has released updated COVID-19 safety guidance for property owners and contractors of all permitted construction sites across the City. The sites include those beginning the work of reopening and those designated as essential during the construction ban. All permitted job sites must adhere to the new rules.
The new guidance reinforces the New York State Department of Health’s interim guidance on construction activities during this ongoing public health crisis and the City’s commitment to use education and enforcement to work collectively towards a safe restart.
Mandatory Submission of all BIS Job Applications in eFiling to launch June 8, 2020
Beginning Monday, June 8, 2020, all BIS job applications must be submitted in eFiling, except the project/work types or additional considerations listed below. In addition, it will be required to electronically submit initial permits and withdrawal applications in eFiling.