Office Locations

Directing Your Inquiry...

Tips for directing your inquiry to the appropriate unit:

  • Contact the borough office where the property you are inquiring about is located.
  • For general inquiries, AHV permits and Post Approval Amendment (PAA) status, contact the Customer Service Unit in the appropriate borough.
  • For Certificate of Occupancy inquiries and job sign-off requests, contact the Certificate of Occupancy Unit in the associated borough.
  • For application and permit requirements, contact the appropriate Development Inspections unit.
  • For DOB violations, Stop Work Orders and Vacate Orders, contact the issuing unit or the appropriate Enforcement Inspections unit.

NOTE: Borough office in-person customer service hours are 8:30am to 4:00pm. Ticket kiosks will stop issuing service tickets at 3:45 pm for cashier and record room transactions. Phone lines are open 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Buildings After Hours...

Department borough offices are open for Buildings After Hours on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Read the service notice for the 2024 schedule.

Buildings After Hours is designed for homeowners, tenants, building managers, and small business owners to visit their local borough office where DOB staff can answer questions and provide the information needed to plan for a home renovation or construction project, address an open violation on a property, obtain more information about a property, or use online resources including the Buildings Information System (BIS) and DOB NOW.

Staff from the following offices will be available at every borough office: borough commissioner’s office, borough operations, development inspections, enforcement inspections, and plan examination. Staff from the Administrative Enforcement Unit will be available in the Manhattan borough office. Please continue to use DOB NOW and eFiling for all applicable online services.

  • Records RequestsRequests for records are required to be submitted in advance in DOB NOW: BIS Options. If an email notification has been sent that the records are available, they may be picked up during Buildings After Hours.
  • Certificates of Correction- To correct an OATH/ECB summons, a Certificate of Correction is required to be submitted in DOB NOW: BIS Options. Administrative Enforcement Unit staff will be available in the Manhattan borough office during Buildings After Hours to answer questions about OATH/ECB summonses and Certificates of Correction that have been submitted in DOB NOW.

NOTE: Face masks are required and must be worn at all times while in DOB office locations.

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Bronx Borough Office

1775 Grand Concourse, 5th Floor
Bronx, NY 10453

Borough Commissioner: Rodney Gittens, R.A., (718) 960-4700
Deputy Borough Commissioner: Simon Lee, R.A.
Borough Director: Ikwumma Daniels, (718) 960-4710
Certificate of Occupancy: (718) 960-4740
Customer Service: (718) 960-4710

Inspection Units

Construction Development: (718) 960-4709
Construction Enforcement: (718) 960-4730
Electrical: (718) 960-4750
Plumbing: (718) 960-4720

Brooklyn Borough Office

345 Adams Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Borough Commissioner: Reda Shehata, R.A., (718) 802-3677
Deputy Borough Commissioner: Ian R. King, P.E.
Deputy Borough Commissioner: Tina Vultaggio, R.A.
Borough Director:
 Darnelle Clarke-Mills, (718) 802-3635
Certificate of Occupancy: (718) 802-3680
Customer Service: (718) 802-3675

Inspection Units

Construction Development: (718) 802-4035
Construction Enforcement: (718) 802-3685
Electrical Development: (718) 802-4342
Plumbing Development: (718) 802-3723

Manhattan Borough Office

280 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10007

Borough Commissioner: John Raine, R.A., (212) 393-2615
Deputy Borough Commissioner: Chintan Desai, R.A.
Deputy Borough Commissioner: I-Ju Chen, R.A.

280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

Borough Director: Rashid Kearns, (212) 393-2614
Certificate of Occupancy: (212) 393-2552
Customer Service: (212) 393-2614

The Record Room is located on the 3rd Floor.

The Manhattan Borough Office Cashier is located on the 1st Floor and processes payments for Letters of No Objection, Record Room copies, Reinstatements, and Work Without a Permit civil penalties.

Inspection Units

Construction Development: (212) 323-7288 (located at One Centre Street, 23rd Floor)
Construction Enforcement: (212) 323-8079 (located at 280 Broadway, 4th Floor)
Electrical Development: (212) 323-7286 (located at One Centre Street, 23rd Floor)
Electrical Enforcement: (212) 393-2417 (located at One Centre Street, 23rd Floor)
Plumbing Development: (212) 323-7287 (located at One Centre Street, 23rd Floor)
Plumbing Enforcement: (212) 393-2557 (located at 280 Broadway, 4th Floor)

Queens Borough Office

120-55 Queens Boulevard
Kew Gardens, NY 11424

Borough Commissioner: Ira Gluckman, R.A., (718) 286-7670
Deputy Borough Commissioners: S. Ron Kunateerachadalai, R.A.
Borough Director: Jamie Maule, (718) 286-7630
Certificate of Occupancy: (718) 286-7690
Customer Service: (718) 286-7620

Inspection Units

Construction Development: (718) 286-8360
Construction Enforcement: (718) 286-8380
Electrical Development: (718) 286-7650
House Connections: (718) 286-8330
Quality of Life: (718) 286-3445
Plumbing Development: (718) 286-8350

Staten Island Borough Office

Borough Hall
10 Richmond Terrace, 2nd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301

Borough Commissioner: Lisa Amoia, R.A., (718) 420-3595
Deputy Borough Commissioner:
Robert Englert, R.A. 
Borough Director:
Stacy Lorenzo, (718) 420-5410
Certificate of Occupancy: (718) 420-5410
Customer Service: (718) 420-5400

Inspection Units

Construction Development: (718) 420-5418
Construction Enforcement: (718) 420-3590
Electrical Development: (718) 420-5411
Plumbing Development: (718) 420-5416


80 Centre Street, 3rd Floor
New York, New York 10013
(212) 393-2850

Borough Commissioners: Scott Pavan, R.A.
Deputy Borough Commissioners: Rami Bitar, R.A. and Erik Jostock, R.A. 
Borough Directors:
Natarsia Joye and Carlos Piñeiro

Development HUB:
HUB Inspections: (212) 393-2993/2999

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