Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

As part of the citywide response to the Coronavirus, Department of Buildings (DOB) customers are strongly encouraged to immediately limit the amount of walk-in traffic to DOB offices.

Learn about the Department of Building's COVID-19 response.

Plumbers and fire suppression contractors must submit a self-certification of plumbing and plumbing-related inspections and tests via the Department of Building’s (DOB’s) online system DOB NOW: Inspections.

An eFiling account is required to submit filings in DOB NOW.  You can register for a new account, request an inspection appointment, and get additional information.

Submit inspection requests, register for DOB NOW: Inspections, or get additional information.

Get help with Department of Buildings Self-Service Tools.

Additional assistance is available:

In Person

Department of Buildings
280 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10007

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.