Even the most set-in-stone construction plans may end up changing as the actual work commences—different contractors, unforeseen snags, what have you. In some instances, the changes you institute may require refiling what’s known as a “Post-Approval Amendment” with the DOB. More Info
As part of the Department of Building’s recent efforts to streamline and expedite the building permit process, it made some important changes to the Post-Approval Amendments (PAA) process in 2006. Previously, all amendments to Schedule B needed a PAA to be filed, but now “minor variations” to fixture counts don’t need anything filed.
According to the DOB, a minor variation falls under the following categories: