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The Department of Buildings reviews construction plans to ensure that they comply with the Building Code and meet current safety standards and zoning requirements. Once plans are approved, a contractor or contractor's representative may apply for a construction work permit. For additional information on a specific property, visit the online Buildings Information System database at the Building Information System (BISWeb) link, below.
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NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Manhattan Borough Office
280 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 393-2614

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Building Construction or Alteration Permit

Website: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/about/contact-us.page


NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Queens Borough Office
120-55 Queens Blvd.
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Phone: (718) 286-7620

NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Brooklyn Borough Office
210 Joralemon Street, 8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 802-3675

NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Bronx Borough Office
1932 Arthur Ave, 5th Floor
Bronx, NY 10457
Phone: (718) 960-4710

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Building Construction or Alteration Permit

Website: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/about/contact-us.page


NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Staten Island Borough Office
10 Richmond Terrace, Borough Hall, 2nd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: (718) 420-5400

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