Dear DOB Community:

I am pleased to share with you our progress in rolling out DOB NOW, the interactive web-based portal that will enable you to complete business processes online.

Recent Releases and Information Sessions

Boiler Compliance filings launched on August 14, 2017

Antenna and Curb Cut job filings launched on August 28, 2017

Visit www.nyc.gov/dobnowinfo to sign up for information sessions and to access user manuals, tip sheets, videos, recorded webinars, and other training materials.

Upcoming Releases and Information Sessions

Sidewalk Shed, Fence, Supported Scaffold & Sign job filings launches on October 16, 2017

Any new Sidewalk Shed, Fence, Supported Scaffold and Sign job filings submitted after October 16, 2017 must be submitted in DOB NOW: Build. Please read the Service Notice for additional details on these upcoming changes and sign up to attend an information session here.

As future functionality is rolled out, I will continue to update you on the key changes in each DOB NOW release. The DOB NOW team is hard at work to make the following filings available in 2017:



Target Go Live

DOB NOW: Safety


Already Live


Already Live


Plumbing, Sprinkler and Standpipe

Already Live

Antenna and Curb Cut

Already Live

Sidewalk Shed, Fence & Supported Scaffold

October 16, 2017


October 16, 2017


Winter 2017


Winter 2017

Boiler, Fuel Burning and Fuel Storage

Winter 2017

Please encourage stakeholders to review DOB NOW materials on our website and to register for an eFiling account, which is needed to log into DOB NOW. If you have questions or comments, you may submit an inquiry through the DOB NOW Online Help Form.


Rick Chandler, PE

build safe | live safe

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