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The Department of Buildings (DOB) conducts routine safety inspections for scaffold work requiring site safety compliance. The Construction Safety Compliance Unit processes:

  • Requests to remove sidewalk sheds.
  • Requests to remove projects from the Site Safety Program after work has been completed.
  • Suspending Scaffold Pre-Use Inspection

You can request a sidewalk shed removal by completing a Construction Safety Compliance Appointment Request form and emailing it to: cscuappointments@buildings.nyc.gov.

Download Construction Safety Compliance Appointment Request form.