Get Ready for Inspection Ready!
Licensees and owners may register for general information sessions throughout October.
Advance registration is mandatory and space is limited.
After-Hours Inspections on all Bronx Jobs
We have expanded our after-hour inspections to include all permitted projects in the Bronx. Construction, Plumbing and Electrical inspections may be performed on weekdays from 4:30pm-7:00pm and on weekends from 8:00am-5:00pm.
Professionally Certified Site Safety Plan (SSP) Submissions/ Fašade Alteration
Registered design professionals are reminded about the option to file SSPs for typical fašade alterations as a professionally certified Alteration 3.
DOB Revokes Registration of General Contractor Owing More Than $600,000 in Unpaid Violations
In a first of its kind disciplinary action, the Department revoked a general contractor’s registration and safety registration endorsements for a repeated failure to pay fines from construction violations.
Build Your Career With Us
The Department of Buildings offers excellent benefits, competitive salaries and training and certifications for career advancement. Join our team of construction professionals who work to make our city safe.
Cooling Tower Registration
Building owners may register their devices and upload documentation showing proof of compliance with the DOHMH's Commissioner's Order to inspect and remediate cooling systems.
Q-Matic System Enhancements
Articulating Boom Crane
Application + Category 3 & 5 Inspection Requests
Build it Back
Alternative Safety Systems
Site Safety Plans
Hub Full-Service &
Small Business Services
Site Safety Plan/
2015-028: Establishes special inspection requirements for certain prescribed materials.
2015-027: Establishes clarification on the use of adhesive anchoring systems.
2015-026: Establishes revised operational procedures as to when a Letter of No Objection (LNO) shall be issued for conforming Zoning Resolution Uses from the Department of Buildings for a license from the Department of Consumer Affairs.
2015-025: Clarifies the types of work involving an existing fire alarm system designed and approved under the 2008 building code or prior codes.
2015-024: Establishes acceptance criteria and test methods for solar collectors.
2015-023: Establishes standards for fuel-gas fired ceramic kilns used for hobby and non-commercial purposes.
Did You Know?
You can see the City like never before!
Bill de Blasio, Mayor
Rick D. Chandler, P.E., Commissioner
photos by samantha modell