Building Applications & Permits

Before any construction project begins in New York City, an application must be submitted for review by DOB to make sure the plans are in compliance with the Building Code. The majority of construction requires a Department of Buildings permit.

DOB Job Application Filings

The reports below show the details for every job application filed with DOB. We are gradually moving from a paper-driven process to an electronic filing through DOB NOW, which will eventually contain all job applications. Until that migration is complete, you will need to look at a few different datasets to see the full list of job applications.

DOB Permits

The reports below show permits issued by the Department of Buildings:

DOB Stalled Construction Sites

This report lists the sites across the five boroughs where DOB has identified that construction activity has come to a halt.

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