Effective 9/7/2021 you must now request all Inspections / Building System Tests, and all cancellations for scheduled Inspections / Tests online on FDNY Business. See instructions below to get started.
FDNY Business requires a user account on NYC.gov (NYC.ID).
Learn how to start using FDNY Business:
Request a Fire Alarm Inspection, Re-Inspection, Remote Video Inspection or Cancellation:
Effective 09/14/2020 we have consolidated Fire Alarm forms B-45, B-45B and B-45M used to:
Fire Alarm Inspection requests will no longer be accepted on previous versions of the form. Initial Inspection requests must be completed in-person. See instructions in B-45 for filing details.
Effective 12/1/2020, Remote Video Inspections (RVI) will be available for the re-inspection of previously issued Notices of Defects in accordance with the Fire Alarm Inspection Unit Bulletin # 11-20-2020. RVI allows inspections to occur using digital video technology, without the need for the inspector to physically be present during the inspection.
Effective 12/1/2020, Licensed Professionals (S-89 and S-99 COF Holders) can certify the correction of defects listed on the Notice of Defects without a reinspection.
See 3RCNY §104-04 and Form FA-26 for details and submission instructions:
Effective 4/12/2021, COF Holders S-88, S-99, R-01, R-02 can email documentation to satisfy Notices of Defects when only paperwork is needed.
The FDNY conducts on-site tests to ensure compliance of the New York City Fire Code and Fire Department Rules.