DOB NOW Training

The Department of Buildings offers free training sessions to learn more about DOB NOW. All trainings are open to everyone, but are tailored to different groups. See below for more details. Courses will be conducted online via Webex. Register today to reserve your spot by clicking the links below. Login information will be emailed the morning of the event.

*NOTE: Please bookmark and check this page often for updates and additional training sessions.*

DOB NOW/BIS Question & Answer Sessions

Registration for these events has moved to our Upcoming Events page. Please visit and bookmark this page for future events.

2022 Construction Codes Updates in DOB NOW 

DOB NOW 2022 Construction Codes Updates – This presentation highlights of changes that were implemented in DOB NOW on November 7, 2022 due to the 2022 Construction Codes.

DOB NOW Zoning Challenges Portal

On November 7, 2022, DOB NOW will have a new front page with a streamlined layout for easier navigation and better display on mobile devices. The page will include a new Building on My Block / Zoning Challenge tool for DOB NOW job filings.

Please view our Service Notice for more information.

Dates

Materials

Thursday, November 10, 2022 – 10am to 11:30 am

Monday, November 21, 2022 – 2pm to 3:30pm

DOB NOW Zoning Challenges and Appeals PowerPoint Presentation

Recent Trainings

Training Type

Topics

Materials

Design Professionals & Filing Representatives

  • General Construction (GC)
  • Foundation (FO)
  • Earthwork (EA)
  • Support of Excavation (SE)
  • Protection & Mechanical Methods (PMM)

New features (improved search, exporting jobs, etc.)

DOB NOW: Build – Design Professional Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Design Professional Training Webinar

Contractors & Licensees

Requesting and renewing permits (highlight will be on GC permits but applies to all PW2 work permits)
New contractor requirements (Tenant Protection Plan, etc.)
Contractor Withdrawal
New features (improved search, exporting jobs, etc.)

DOB NOW: Build – Contractor Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Contractor Training Webinar

Tenant Protection Plans & Site Safety Plans in DOB NOW

Tenant Protection Plan
Site Safety Plan

DOB NOW: Build – TPP and SSP Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Tenant Protection Plan & Site Safety Plan Webinar

Supersede & Withdrawal in DOB NOW

Superseding Design Professional
Withdrawing Design Professional or Contractor

DOB NOW: Build – Withdrawal and Supersede Training Presentation
To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Supersede & Withdrawal Webinar

Job Types in DOB NOW

  • New Buildings
  • Alteration-CO (formerly Alt-1)
  • Related details (Zoning, Schedule of Occupancy, Fees)
  • Temporary BIN (TBIN) Requests

DOB NOW: Build – Job Types Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Job Types Training Webinar

Occupancy for BIS Jobs

Transitioning BIS Occupancy to DOB NOW

  • BIN-Level Schedule of Occupancy (BSO)
  • Job-Level Schedule of Occupancy (JSO, formerly Schedule A)

Certificate of Occupancy Requests

  • All transactions: Initials, Renewals
  • All types: Core & Shell, Temporary (TCO), Interim/Partial, Final

DOB NOW: Build – Occupancy for BIS Jobs Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Occupancy for BIS Jobs Training Webinar

Additional Trainings:
Completing Schedule of Occupancy for BIS Jobs Training Presentation

Completing Schedule of Occupancy for BIS Jobs Training Webinar

Local Law 97 of 2019 - Adjustment Requests

  • Local Law 97/2019
  • Excessive emissions due to a special circumstance
  • Not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare facilities

Local Law 97 of 2019 Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW – Local Law 97 of 2019 Training Webinar

Energy

DOB NOW: Build – Energy Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below: DOB NOW: Build - Energy Training Webinar

DOB NOW: Licensing – Elevator Directors & Inspectors

  • Elevator Co-Directors
  • Elevator Directors
  • Elevator Inspectors

DOB NOW: Licensing – Elevator Director, Co-Director & Inspector Training Presentation

To view a previous version of this training, click below:
DOB NOW: Licensing – Elevator Director, Co-Director & Inspector Webinar

DOB NOW: Licensing – Elevator Technicians & Helpers

  • Elevator Helpers
  • Elevator Restricted Technicians
  • Elevator Technicians

DOB NOW: Licensing – Elevator Helpers & Technicians Training Presentation

To view the previous version of this training, click below:
DOB NOW: Licensing – Elevator Helpers & Technicians Webinar

Major Projects Development Program (MPP) 

Suggested Audience
Those involved in projects meeting the following criteria:

  • New Buildings at least 20 stories or 500,000 construction square feet
  • Enlargements of at least an additional 20 stories or an additional 100,000 square feet

To view a previous version of this training, click below:

DOB NOW: Build – Major Projects Development Program Information Session

Prior Trainings

For training materials of already released work types, including step-by-step guides and videos, click on one of the resource links below:

To submit an inquiry about DOB NOW, visit the DOB NOW Help Form.

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