Department of Buildings

CBS2 Demanding Answers: Mold-Infested Home In Queens May Force Neighbors To MoveA Department of Buildings inspector stopped by the house Thursday morning, slapping HSBC with another violation for failing to maintain the building.
Buildings Department Revokes License For Contractor With Over $600,000 In FinesThe buildings department said work could could be stopped at more than 400 jobs until a new general contractor can be found.
Residents Complain Of Neighbor Keeping Plane In Driveway Of Long Island HomeHarold Guretzky doesn't want to pay the $150 storage fee for the plane at Republic Airport.
Chunk Of Façade Plummets From Building Near Union SquareInspectors are trying to figure out how a piece of a facade fell off a building near Union Square.
Lawsuit: Contractor 'Bad Ass Inc.' Built Unlivable Homes In The Bronx; City Turned Blind EyeA group of Bronx homeowners filed a lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the city Department of Buildings did nothing to stop a contractor that goes by the name Bad Ass Inc. from building uninhabitable homes.
Manhattan DA: Arrests Made In Widespread Building Inspector Bribery SchemeProsecutors say landlords handed out cash to try to make housing violations go away as part of a sweeping bribery case involving property owners and building inspectors.
Nor'easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas FloodedA flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.
Buildings Dept: No Permit Issued For Construction That Led To Fatal Collapse In Staten IslandThe buildings department said the company put in an application for a demolition permit but never obtained it.
Audit: Key Fixes Never Made After Deadly NYC Crane Collapses In 2008New York City has implemented only a number of the 65 recommendations made following two deadly crane collapses in 2008, according to an audit by the city controller’s office.
Group Claims NYC School Custodian Pay Tops $109,000, Highest Paid Municipal EmployeesThe new city payroll data posted on the center's website shows that 634 of the 799 custodians received more than $100,000 in pay.
Brooklyn Building Remains Under Partial Evacuation Order After Crack Found On FacadeAbout 20 to 30 people remain homeless after a large crack in the facade of a Brooklyn apartment building prompted an evacuation on Monday.
Latest Round Of Storms Leaves Roads Flooded, Drivers Stranded In Tri-StateHeavy rain turned major roads into rivers and rapids in parts of the Tri-State Area Monday evening, in a round of storms that could continue off and on for more than a day to come.