UPDATE: Please see to the May 2021 Agency Return to Office Plan to learn how DOB is implementing our office return in the age of COVID-19.
BIS Crane Notice Document Submission and Payments in DOB NOW: Build
eFiling Authentication Forms and Limited Alteration Applications (LAA) Customer Service
Follow-up #3: Local Law 152 of 2016: Gas Piping Inspections Deadline for Community Districts 1, 3 and 10 in all Boroughs Extended
Local Law 87/09 Energy Efficiency Report Submission Extension
Expansion of Online Training DOB-Approved Course Providers Can Deliver
Mandatory Submission of all Alt2 and Alt3 BIS Job Applications in eFiling, Requests Allowed in DOB NOW: Inspections, and Intake of Initial Permit Applications for Non-Essential Construction
Certificate of Occupancy, Letter of Completion, and Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Folder Review Requests (PW7) Required to be Submitted in eFiling; HUB Self-Service Reopened for Submission of PW1 Plan/Work Applications
Crane Filings Launch in DOB NOW: Build, Updated Essential Construction Questionnaire for Electrical and Limited Alteration Applications and Certificates of Correction Mail Submission Deadline
Enhancements to Post Approval Amendment and Correction Submissions in eFiling and Essential Construction Requests Update for Electrical and Limited Alteration Applications Permits and Demolition Filings
Benchmarking Guidance for May 1, 2020 Deadline and Issuance and Payment of Department of Buildings Violations for Non-Compliance
Post Approval Amendments and Immediately Hazardous Violation Civil Penalty Payments
Certificates of Correction and Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Renewal Payments
Weekly Safety Inspection Reports and New Customer Service Office Hours
Civil Penalty Review Requests (L2) and Post Approval Amendment (PAA) Payments
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As part of the citywide response to the Coronavirus, the Department of Buildings (DOB) is continuing its efforts to immediately limit the amount of walk-in traffic to DOB offices. Effective immediately, the following mandatory operational changes have been implemented:
See the UPDATED Service Notice Manhattan Borough Office Operations Relocating to First Floor, Customer Service Atrium for more details.
See the UPDATED Application Processing Service Notice for more details. All applications need to be dropped-off or mailed to the borough office where the property is located.
See the Certificate of Correction Service Notice, Licensing Service Notice, CD/eFiling/LAA Service Notice and DM/SSP Service Notice for more details.
See the Enforcement Service Notice for more details about contacting the appropriate Enforcement unit. See the Appointments Service Notice for additional information. See the Reinstatements Service Notice for the appropriate email addresses.
Submit in DOB NOW Jobs for:
Currently cannot be submitted in DOB NOW:
Manhattan Borough Office Cashier is located on the 1st Floor Customer Service Atrium.
See the New Customer Office Hours Service Notice and the Manhattan Borough Office Operations Relocating to First Floor, Customer Service Atrium for more information.