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Our Services

DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS

  • Property Research: Property History, Compliance with Legal Requirements, and other necessary research as required for that project
  • Application Filings and Approvals: New buildings, Alterations Types I, II and III, Demolitions, Signs, Places of Assembly
  • Work Permits: Construction, Demolition, Signs, Places of Assembly, Sprinkler, Plumbing, Standpipe and Fire Alarms
  • Letters of No Objection
  • Post Approval Amendments
  • Equipment Use Permits
  • Building Code and Zoning Consulting: Empire City Consultants will assist the design team and provide our recommendations based on Zoning Resolution, applicable Building Code and Research found.
  • Building Department and Other Municipality Approvals: Empire City Consultants manages filing and coordination of construction documents to obtain approval from the appropriate municipal agencies.
  • Violation Dismissals (CB, DOB, DOT, FDNY, HPD)
  • Letters of Completion
  • Building Code Consulting/ Interpretation/ Plan Review
  • Final Certificate of Occupancy & Temporary Certificate of Occupancy
  • After Hours Variance
  • Asbestos Investigation Coordination
  • Construction Inspections
  • Coordination of signoffs
  • Coordination of special inspections
  • City of agency research

Feasibility Studies

Empire City Consultants will conduct research and prepare a detailed feasibility study of a property’s limitations as it pertains to the intended use. A feasibility study will include delivery of a written report of our findings and recommendations based on research and analysis of information.

Violation Services

Empire City Consultants will conduct research of violations and execute the dismissal. Empire will secure copies of all violations, prepare a full report of each violation and their associated remedies.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BOARD

  • Violation dismissals
  • Court Appearances

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION

  • Application Preparation and filing
  • Permits – renovations of facades
  • Violation Dismissals

HOUSING PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Research
  • Violation Dismissals
  • Registrations – multiple dwelling registrations

FIRE DEPARTMENT

Empire City Consultants manages filing and coordination of Fire Alarm applications with the New York City Fire Department for new installations and modifications in regard to fire protection. Empire City Consultants provides scheduling of fire alarm inspections as well as violation research and compliance.

  • Fire Alarm Filings
  • Violation Dismissals

Department of Transportation

Empire City Consultants provides coordination and permitting services for the Department of Transportation. Work that includes any type of street openings, sidewalk replacement or construction requires approval from the Department of Transportation.

Empire City Consultants Inc. staffs each project with one dedicated project manager and expediter team to assure accurate and timely results throughout the life of the project. From zoning analysis and planning to sign off, your point of contact will never change. Our committed team specializes in working one on one with architects, builders, engineers and contractors to make certain permit submissions are compliant. Our ability to interact with regulatory agencies results in compressed construction schedules and accelerated occupancy to ensure that you achieve your goal on time.

Building Project Expeditors in New York City