New York City Council changing rules for construction

08/15/2008 | NYTimes.com · NBC4/NewsChannel 4 (New York)

Two construction safety bills pending before the New York City Council aim to beef up standards after tests indicated concrete pourings at the World Trade Center site did not comply with code or meet specifications. The council approved a new rule Thursday that relaxes the qualifications for the job of building department commissioner so more applicants are eligible. The commissioner no longer will need to be a certified architect or engineer if the first deputy commissioner has those qualifications.

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