NYC DOB BEST Squad Site Safety Plans and DOT Logistic Plans – No permit will be issued for the demolition or construction of a major building, or for the improvement in the façade of a major building if a sidewalk shed becomes necessary until a site safety plan that meets the requirements of Chapter 1 of Title 28 of the Administrative Code has become approved by the department. Exceptions: 1. A site safety plan and site safety program is not needed for the improvement in the façade of a major building between 10 and 14 stories tall. 2. A site safety plan and site safety program is not needed for partial demolition operations in major buildings where the partial demolition operation is restricted to the interior parts of the building and where mechanical demolition equipment, aside from handheld devices, aren’t used.