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Building Facade Safety Program

Get information about the Local Law 11/98 Facade Safety Program.

City Planning Hearing or Publication

Get City Planning documents, including the City Planning Commission meeting calendar.

Con Edison Worksite or Service Information

Get information about Con Edison worksites.

Construction Noise Mitigation Plan Information

Get information about construction noise mitigation plans.

Construction Site Safety Information

Get information about regulations for construction site safety.

Department of Buildings Attendee ID and PIN Number Information

Get information about registering as an expediter, obtaining a Department of Buildings ID and PIN number, or updating account information in PENS.

Department of Buildings ID or Job Penalization Information

Get information for an applicant with a penalized Department of Buildings ID or Job.

Department of Design and Construction Information

Get information about the Department of Design and Construction.

Department of Design and Construction Project Bidding Information

Get information about bidding on City projects.

Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint from Construction Worker with Government Contract

Make a complaint about discrimination, illegal denial of benefits or fair wages by a construction worker with a City contract.

Get It Done Together Program

To accelerate the approval of new buildings and Alteration Type 1 projects.

Register as a Contractor for the Build it Back Repair Program

Get information and register as a home-improvement contractor for the Build it Back Repair program.

Scaffold Safety Class Information

Get information about certification classes for workers and employers on suspending or hanging scaffold safety.

Stop Work Order Information or Violation

Get information about Stop Work Orders or report work that is underway while an Order is in effect.

Swimming Pool Building Regulations

Rules for installing a swimming pool.

Trade Waste License and Registration

Apply for a trade waste license and registration.


Active Street or Sidewalk Construction Permit Status

Check the status of an active street construction or sidewalk repair permit.

Asbestos Information, Notification or Certificate

Get information about certification and notification for work involving asbestos.

Billboard, Building Sign, or Awning Permit

Apply for a permit for a billboard, building sign, or awning.

Boiler Installation or Removal Permit

Apply for a permit to install or remove a boiler.

Boiler Operator Engineer License

Apply for a stationary or portable boiler engineer's license.

Build It Back Repair Program - Contractor Guidelines

Information for contractors requesting a DOB inspection for Build it Back properties.

Builders Pavement Plan Application

Apply to build or alter a curb, roadway, or sidewalk.

Building Construction or Alteration Permit

Apply for a permit to construct or alter a building.

Building Permit Status

Check the status of a building work permit.

Canopy Permit

Apply or renew a permit to install a canopy.

Certificate of Occupancy and Letter of No Objection

Get information about Certificate of Occupancy and Letter of No Objection.

Certification of No Harassment or Exemption Application

Apply for a Certification of No Harassment or Exemption.

Cesspool Permit

Apply for a permit to construct a cesspool.

City Map Change Request

Get an application for making changes to the City map.

Concrete Testing Laboratory License

Apply for a Concrete Testing Laboratory license.

Construction Inspection Appointment in Queens

Schedule a construction inspection appointment.

Construction Superintendent Registration

Register as a construction superintendent.

Construction Vendor Prequalification Application

Apply to prequalify to become a vendor.

Crane and Derrick Permit

Apply for a permit to operate or erect a crane or derrick.

Curb Cut Permit

Apply for a permit to create or modify a curb cut.

Drywell Information

Information on the design and installation of drywells.

Dumpster Permit

Apply for a permit to place a dumpster or debris container on a sidewalk or street.

E-Designation Approval Letter

Information about the E-Designation (or "little 'e'") approval letter for Department of Buildings projects.

Electrical Inspection Appointment

Schedule an electrical inspection appointment for a licensed electrician.

Electrical Wiring Installation Permit

Apply for a permit to install electrical wiring or cables in a building.

Electrician License

Apply for an electrician's license.

Elevator or Escalator Code and Permit Information

Apply for a permit to install or repair an elevator or escalator.

Excavation or Demolition Permit

Apply for a permit to demolish a building or excavate property.

Fuel Oil Tank Installation Permit

Apply for a permit to install a fuel oil tank.

Garage or Driveway Permit

Apply for a permit to construct or alter a garage or driveway.

General Contractor Registration

Register as a general contractor who works on one, two, or three family homes.

Heating or Ventilation System Permit

Apply for a permit to install or alter a heating or ventilation system.

Hoisting and Rigging Permit

Apply for a permit for hoisting and rigging.

Hoisting Machine Operator License

Apply for a hoisting machine operator's license.

Manhole Installation Permit

Apply for a permit to install a manhole in the street.

Material and Equipment Acceptance Application

Apply for material and equipment acceptance.

No-Change Permit Renewal

Online registration and renewal for certain Department of Buildings No-Change Permits.

Plan Examiner Appointment

Schedule a plan examiner appointment.

Plumber License

Apply for a plumber's license.

Pre-Demolition Rat Extermination Certificate

Request for a certificate of adequate rat extermination for building demolitions.

Private Elevator or Escalator Inspector Certificate of Approval

Apply for a private elevator or escalator inspector certificate.

Private Sewer or Water Main Permit

Apply for a permit to install a private water main, sewer, or drain.

Property Design Review Request

Request that the Design Commission review the design of a City-owned property.

Property Lot Size Change Request

Request to combine or divide a lot.

Radiation Equipment Permit

Apply for or renew a permit to install an X-ray machine or other radiation producing medical equipment.

Refrigeration Equipment Permit

Apply for a permit to install refrigerator equipment.

Rigger License

Apply for a rigger's license.

Scaffolding Permit

Apply for a permit to construct pipe scaffolding.

Self Certification of Plumbing Inspection Information

Get information about plumber self-certification, inspections, and tests.

Sewer Connection Permit

Apply for a permit to install, repair, plug, or unplug a sewer connection.

Sidewalk Construction Permit

Apply for a permit to repair a broken sidewalk or install a new one.

Sidewalk Shed Permit

Apply for a permit to construct a sidewalk shed.

Sign Hanger License

Apply for a sign hanger's license.

Site Safety Manager Certificate

Apply for site safety manager certification.

Skilled Trade License Exam Information

Get information about skilled trade exams, including schedules, fees, and how to apply.

Skilled Trade License Verification

Get information about the status of a Department of Buildings (DOB) issued licenses.

Smelting or Electroplating Permit

Apply for a permit to install metal smelting or electroplating equipment used to handle copper, gold, and zinc plating.

Sprinkler System or Standpipe Permit

Apply for a permit to construct or alter a sprinkler system or standpipe.

Street Construction Permit

Apply for a permit to open the street for construction or store construction material on a street or sidewalk.

Uniform Land Use Review Procedure Application

Apply for Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP).

Water Meter Permit

Apply for a permit to remove, re-set, or repair water meters.

Water Service Permit

Apply for a permit to install water service.

Water Tap Permit or Sewer Pipe Map

Apply for a permit to connect or close water taps or wet connections. Get a map of sewer pipes.

Water Well Permit

Apply for a permit to install or use a water well for residential or commercial purposes.

Welder License

Apply for a welder's license.

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