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While business owners rely heavily on licensed professionals, such as architects, engineers, plumbers, and others to apply for construction permits needed for legal occupancy, they will be better protected and better able to make good decisions if they are well informed about the laws associated with construction, renovation and fines. The links below include information about checking the credentials of the professionals that one hires, the permit application process, and the requirements of each type of work. This information is provided as a general source of reference for business owners, and should not be construed as complete in terms of the full scope of applicable laws enforced by the Department of Buildings (DOB) or other City Agencies.


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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