Inspection Ready

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Inspection Ready

Inspection Ready provides online scheduling for virtually all inspections, making it easier to schedule inspection appointments, offer more precise inspection scheduling and improve inspection tracking and notifications. Plus, it improves our service by standardizing our Inspectors' electronic checklists – and allowing industry members to certify certain objections electronically, eliminating the cost of re-inspections.

Inspection Ready: Registration is Now Open!

Register for or log into Inspection Ready

In accordance with the technology enhancements outlined in our Building One City Plan, the Department launched Inspection Ready, our new online inspection request and routing system, on December 7, 2015. In order to request inspections, you are required to register for an account.

Licensed professionals and owners are now required to use Inspection Ready to request development inspections in the following areas:

  • Electrical
  • Signs
  • Fire Suppression
  • Boilers
  • Construction
  • Cranes & Derricks
  • Elevators
  • BPP
  • Oil Burning Equipment
  • Sustainability
  • Plumbing
  • High Rise Initiative

Inspection requests are no longer accepted in person, by phone or by the old online request portals on the Department's website. All requests must be made in Inspection Ready.


Who can register for Inspection Ready?

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.


How do I register for Inspection Ready?

  1. Go to the Inspection Ready website
  2. Click on the link to register for Inspection Ready
  3. Click on "New Users: Register for an Account"

Enter required information to create your account.

Note: Owners should use the email address that is listed in Section 26 of their PW1 filings to register for Inspection Ready.


In-Borough Support Kiosks

The Department of Buildings has set up kiosks in each Borough Office where the public can get support from Department staff to register and, if necessary, link their PIN in Inspection Ready.

Bronx Borough Office

1932 Arthur Avenue, 5th Floor
Kiosk location: Old Certificate of Occupancy Room
(near Borough Commissioner's Office)

Brooklyn Borough Office

210 Joralemon St, 8th Floor
Kiosk location: Inspections Counter

Manhattan Borough Office

280 Broadway 3rd Floor
Kiosk location: Customer Service, 5th Floor

Queens Borough Office

120-55 Queens Blvd
Kiosk location: Inspections Counter, 1st Floor

Staten Island Borough Office

10 Richmond Terrace, 2nd Floor
Kiosk location: 3rd Floor Construction Inspections Counter

To learn more about Inspection Ready, view our Inspection Ready General Information Presentation.

To stay up-to-date on Inspection Ready, subscribe to Buildings News as well as regularly check this website for updates.


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