Buildings Information System

The Buildings Information System (BIS) is the main database for the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB). Search BIS Web Query by address to see building profile information, including past and current construction and alteration jobs or search by Skilled Trader Name, Business Name or License Number to see the status of a Skilled Trade License.  The following information is also available:

  • Property Profile Information
  • Application Processing (application submission, review, and certificate of occupancy issuance)
  • Accounting
  • Inspections (final construction, plumbing, electrical, and elevator)
  • Complaint Tracking
  • Violation Tracking
  • Periodic Safety Reports (report submission)
  • Equipment Tracking (fire safety, elevators, boilers, facade, marquee and illuminated signs)
  • Trade Licensing and Contractor Tracking