DOB NOW is the Department’s self-service online tool that enables Owners, Design Professionals, Licensees, and Filing Representatives to do all business with the Department online. It allows customers to submit applications, make payments, schedule appointments, check the status of an application or inspection, pull permits, and make renewals. DOB NOW has four parts:

  • DOB NOW: Build is for job filings (alterations and new buildings) and permits as well as related requests such as Post Approval Amendments, After Hour Variances, Letters of Completion, and Certificates of Occupancy. Get more DOB NOW: Build information.
  • DOB NOW: Safety provides online access to compliance filings. Currently Boiler, Elevator, Energy and Façade filings can be submitted. Get more DOB NOW: Safety information.
  • DOB NOW: Inspections provides access to online scheduling, tracking, and notifications as well as enforcement and development inspections. Get more DOB NOW: Inspections information.
  • DOB NOW: Licensing provides online exam filing, issuance, and renewal for Licensees. Gas Work Qualifications, Journeyman Registrations and Welder Licenses can currently be submitted.

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