Information About Construction and Renovation

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Licensed professionals such as architects, engineers, and contractors generally must apply for construction permits for buildings. However, business owners should be aware of the various permits needed for their project.

Contact the Department of Buildings for more information on construction and renovation.

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NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)
Manhattan Construction
280 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10007
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Borough Construction
Website: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/about/contact-us.page

NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)
Brooklyn Borough Office
210 Joralemon Street, 8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 802-3675
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Borough Construction
Website: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/about/contact-us.page

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: Borough Construction
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
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Borough Construction
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
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Borough Construction
Website: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/about/contact-us.page

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