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DOB Sessions: Chapter 33 Adj. Construction Webinar

  • 20 Mar 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom Webinar
  • 90


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SEAoNY Small Practice Engineering Committee (SPEC)
 and NYC Department of Buildings Present:

DOB Sessions:
Chapter 33 Adj. Construction Webinar

DATE: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
TIME: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Zoom Webinar

1 PDH Available

Geoff Eisele, PE
Executive Engineer
NYC Department of Buildings

Matthew Millner, PE
Director of Engineering
NYC Department of Buildings

David Bueno
Black Box Engineering

This event will review portions of the 2022 NYC Building Code related to construction safety and lot line construction including monitoring, special inspection, excavation, demolition, and site safety requirements. Building Code chapters to be discussed include Chapter 17, Chapter 18 and Chapter 33. Examples and case studies will be reviewed.

The event will focus on content in the New York City's Building Code Chapter 33: "Safeguards During Construction & Demolition" that is relevant to practicing structural consultants, including:

  • General Site Safety Requirements
  • Adjacent Building & Property Required Protections and Notifications
  • Support of Excavation Requirements
  • Demolition Document Requirements and Assessments
  • Requirements for Cold-formed Steel Construction
  • Monitoring Requirements & Responsibilities

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction of Course (5 minutes)
  2. Topic Site Safety and Adjacent Property Requirements (10 minutes)
  3. Topic Support of Excavation and Foundation Requirements (10 minutes)
  4. Topic Demolition and Cold-formed Steel Requirements (10 minutes)
  5. Topic Monitoring and Special Inspection Requirements (10 minutes)
  6. Question and answer - (10 minutes)

Registration Fees:
SEAoNY Members* - $10
Student Members* - Free
Non-Members - $25

*Members must log in to their SEAoNY accounts to receive membership discount on registration.  (Students, did you know student membership is free?! Inquire about free student membership at

Sustaining Members & Corporate Sponsors interested in using their free event registration should email for the registration code.

Registration ends Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

Geoff Eisele, PE is an Executive Engineer at the NYC Department of Buildings with the Engineering Services division and has over 20 years of experience in the AEC industry. In his role he oversees the technical and engineering operations for the Department’s Engineering Services Units. Mr. Eisele also performs structural and forensic investigations for major incidents and accidents at construction sites throughout the five boroughs. Prior to joining DOB Mr. Eisele worked as a structural design engineer for a private consulting engineering firm in NYC where he worked on a multitude of various building designs including new construction, renovation and historic preservation projects.

Matthew Millner, PE is a Director of Engineering at the NYC Department of Buildings with the Construction Safety Engineering and Concrete Enforcement Units and has over 17 years of experience in the AEC industry. Matt provides supervision and oversight to a team of more than 15 professional engineers and technical staff. The Units conduct technical audits and reviews related to filed applications for: excavations, interior demolitions and alterations, superstructures, construction equipment and pedestrian protections. Unit engineers respond in real-time to construction incidents throughout the five boroughs. Prior to joining the DOB, Matt worked as a structural design engineer for an engineering firm performing building design work and construction administration.

Event, Cancellation & Photo Policies:

SEAoNY will accept refund requests made in writing no later than Monday, Monday, March 18, 204 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Registration fees are not refundable after this date.

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