DOB NOW: Inspections FAQ

 

  1. What types of inspections will I be able to schedule using DOB NOW: Inspections?
  2. When DOB NOW: Inspections launches will I be able to request inspections like I do today?
  3. How will I learn to use DOB NOW: Inspections?
  4. Will inspections for jobs filed in the borough be scheduled through DOB NOW: Inspections?
  5. Will additional fees be charged to use DOB NOW: Inspections?
  6. Who can register for DOB NOW: Inspections?
  7. How do I register for DOB NOW: Inspections?
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  1. What types of inspections will I be able to schedule using DOB NOW: Inspections?

    Users will be able to schedule virtually all inspections through this service. These inspections include: Boilers, Builders Pavement Plans, Construction, Cranes & Derricks, Electrical, Elevators, House Connections, Plumbing, and Sustainability.
  2. When DOB NOW: Inspections launches will I be able to request inspections like I do today?

    No. You will be required to use the online DOB NOW: Inspections system to submit a request for an inspection to the Department.
  3. How will I learn to use DOB NOW: Inspections?

    Training materials, including a reference video and reference guides, will be posted on the Department’s website. Buildings staff will also provide assistance by phone and in each borough office.

  4. Will inspections for jobs filed in the borough be scheduled through DOB NOW: Inspections?

    Yes. After DOB NOW: Inspections launches, all inspections must be scheduled online through DOB NOW: Inspections regardless of how the job was first filed.

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  5. Will additional fees be charged to use DOB NOW: Inspections?

    No. There are no additional fees to use DOB NOW: Inspections. DOB NOW: Inspections will provide expedited processing of your inspection request and more timely inspection results.

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  6. Who can register for DOB NOW: Inspections?

    Anyone who wants to may register, however, Licensees, Registered Architects, and Professional Engineers MUST register in order to take action in the system and request inspections.

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  7. How do I register for Inspection Ready?

    1.  Go to the DOB NOW: Inspections website
    2.  Click on the link to register for DOB NOW: Inspections
    3.  Click on "New Users: Register for an Account"
    4.  Enter required information to create your account.

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