Privately owned public spaces reporting.
For each POP:
• Complaints received
• Enforcement actions taken (inspections, NOVs, OATH decisions, imposition of penalties)
• Whether DOB authorized closure (duration and reason for closure)
Report on implementation of Local Law 196 setting Site Safety Training requirements. Includes data on training providers, training cards issued, violations issued by the Agency, and description of enforcement methods.
Reporting on education and outreach regarding single-occupant toilet room requirements
• Education and outreach (description and # of business owners reached)
• # of complaints
• # of violations issued
• Total penalties imposed
• Follow-up inspections
This Annual Report has been prepared pursuant to Local Law 196 of 2017 (“Local Law 196”), which was passed by the New York City Council on September 27, 2017 and signed by the Mayor on October 16, 2017, requiring certain workers at certain job sites to receive 40 to 62 hours of safety training.
The Department has issued a bulletin to educate businesses of their obligation to
make single-occupant toilet rooms available for use by persons of any sex. This
bulletin includes examples of compliant signage. The number of complaints and issued violations are also reported.
The report describes that in 2020, the Department received 80 complaints. Upon inspection, the Department determined that no enforcement action was necessary with respect to 52 complaints. The Department issued 28 violations where it determined that enforcement action was necessary.
This annual report has been prepared pursuant to Local Law 196 of 2017 (“Local Law 196”), which was passed by the New York City Council on September 27, 2017 and signed by the Mayor on October 16, 2017. For safety training for workers and that supervisors at certain job sites.
During the reporting period of January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 DOB took steps to implement Local Law 115 of 2019, but did not conduct any preliminary inspections. In order to begin conducting preliminary inspections, DOB’s application for construction document approval needed to be updated.
Report on audit including the total number of audits conducted;2. The percentage of certifications of correction audited;3. The percentage of audited certifications of correction found to have been false; 4. For audited certifications of correction found to have been false, the total amount of civil