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New Periodic Inspection Requirements for NYC Parking Structures Cycle 1 Begin January 1, 2022

Effective January 1, 2022, owners of parking structures will be required to undergo an inspection of their parking garages at least once every six years and file a report with the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB).

The first inspection cycle runs from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023, and covers Community Districts 1 through 7 (all Manhattan parking structures below 59th Street plus the Upper West Side below 110th Street). Owners must have their parking structures inspected by a licensed structural engineer and file the required report with DOB during this cycle period. The report must include:

The following structures are exempt and not required to comply with the new inspection requirements:

O&S Engineers & Architects is a recognized expert in parking garage inspections and restoration. We have provided structural engineering services for underground, enclosed, and standalone parking garages in New York City since 1996. Please contact us to discuss your parking garage inspection needs or to request a proposal.


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