If Hurricane Sandy caused significant structural damage to your property, you may request an inspection by contacting the Department of Buildings (DOB). The City only accepts requests for inspections of structural or hazardous conditions. If a request is made for a structural and hazardous condition that is determined by the inspector to be non-structural or non-hazardous, an inspection fee may be assessed.
Examples of structural defects include:
Examples of non-structural defects include:
For additional information, contact DOB by calling the phone number for your borough.
Queens: (212) 566-3587
Staten Island: (212) 566-3227
Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island: (212) 566-3625