The tenure of Development Hub Executive Director Edwin Tang on September 30, 2014. Mr. Tang leaves behind a remarkable legacy at the DOB. He was instrumental in rolling out the Development Hub and overseeing its operations. His departure comes at a time when the Hub is experiencing a massive influx of job applications before the 2014 Building Code takes effect.
In the interim, Executive Tang’s responsibilities have been delineated to the following individuals.
Build it Back Program: Applications Director Lisa Amoia
NB/A1 (Development Hub): Chief Nashat Atalla
A2/A3 (Hub Full Service): Assistant Chief Plan Examiner Barry Stein
Zoning or ZRD1s Senior Zoning: Specialists David Aigner and Kellie Lewis
CCD1s: Building Code Specialists Shauqat Shaikh and Damian Titus
Select areas in Brooklyn may now be permitted to create lawful cellar apartments.