Government Resources

With the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, guidance from the local, state and federal levels is rapidly developing and changing. REBNY continues to monitor official government guidance and encourages members and New Yorkers to stay updated.

On this page, you will find government resources including:

  • Federal Resources. Insights from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the White House, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other federal agencies.  
  • State Resources. New York State’s continued Coronavirus guidance, including executive orders. 
  • City Resources. New York City’s continued Coronavirus guidance, including information and notices for building owners.  

 

Federal Resources 

 

State Resources

Guidance On Executive Order 202.6: Guidance For Determining Whether A Business Enterprise Is Subject To A Workforce Reduction Under Recent Executive Orders 
FAQs for Essential Employers


No. 202.34: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.33: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.32: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.31: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.30 Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.29: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.28: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.27: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.26: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.25: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.24: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.23: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.22: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency
No. 202.21: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.20: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.19: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.18: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency  
No. 202.17: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.16: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.15: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency  
No. 202.14: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.13: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.12: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.11: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.10: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.9: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.8: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.7: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.6: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.5: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.4: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.3: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.2: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency 
No. 202.1: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency


City Resources

COVID-19: General Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting for Non-Health Care Settings 
COVID-19: General Guidance for Businesses and Other Non-Health Care Settings 
COVID-19: FAQs for Residential & Commercial Buildings

Buildings Bulletin 2020-004 - Operational 
Guidance -  Essential vs. Nonessential construction 
FAQs: Essential and Non-Essential Construction In New York City During the Covid-19 New York State Emergency


Mandatory Submission of all Alt-2 and Alt-3 BIS Job Applications in eFiling, Requests Allowed in DOB NOW: Inspections, and Intake of Initial Permit Applications for Non-Essential Construction
COVID-19 Response: Rescheduled Rule Hearings
2020 NYC Energy Conservation Code in Effect 
COVID-19 Response: Certificate of Authorization, License and Permit Renewal Extension
Requirement: License Renewal Applications to be submitted online as of Friday, May 8, 2020
COVID-19 Response: Place of Assembly Applications Resume
COVID-19 Response: Online License Renewal Applications 
COVID-19 Response: Certificate of Occupancy, Letter of Completion, and Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Folder Review Requests (PW7) Required to be Submitted in eFiling; Hub Self-Service Reopened for Submission of PW1 Plan/Work Applications 
COVID-19 Response: Crane Filings Launch in DOB NOW: Build, Updated Essential Construction Questionnaire for Electrical and Limited Alteration Applications and Certificates of Correction Mail Submission Deadline 
COVID-19 Response: Permit Renewal Extension
COVID-19 Response: Benchmarking Guidance for May 1, 2020 Deadline and Issuance and Payment of Department of Buildings Violations for Non-Compliance 
COVID-19 Response: Enhancements to Post Approval Amendment and Correction Submissions in eFiling and Essential Construction Requests Update for Electrical and Limited Alteration Applications Permits and Demolition Filings 
COVID-19 Response: License Renewal Extension and Essential Construction Requests Update 
COVID-19 Response: Post Approval Amendments and Immediately Hazardous Violation Civil Penalty Payments 
COVID-19 Response: Updated Guidelines for Suspension of Work on Non-essential Construction and Demolition Sites Including Professional Certification Categories and new Certificate of Authorization Requirement 
COVID-19 Response: Application Processing Update 
COVID-19 Response: Certificates of Correction and Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Renewal Payments 
COVID-19 Response: Weekly Safety Inspection Reports and New Customer Service Office Hours 
COVID-19 Response: Essential Construction Requests for Electrical and Limited Alteration Applications (LAA), Records Management Fee Payments and Reinstatement of BIS Jobs 
COVID-19 Response: Civil Penalty Review Requests (L2) and Post Approval Amendment (PAA) Payments 
COVID-19 Response: Suspension of all work on nonessential construction and demolition sites 
COVID-19 Response: Cranes and Derricks, eFiling Authentication, Limited Alteration Applications, Local Law Enforcement and Permit Renewals 
Façade Inspection and Safety Program: Cycle 9 Amnesty Program for Non-Compliant Owners – Cycle 8 Owners Only 
COVID-19 Response: Appointments for Standard Plan Review BIS Job Filings 
COVID-19 Response: Enforcement 
COVID-19 Response: Full Demolition and Site Safety Plans 
COVID-19 Response: Administrative Enforcement (AEU) and Licensing Units Updates 
COVID-19 Response: Application Processing Update