Building Applications & Permits – Before any construction project begins in New York City, an application must be submitted for review by the Department of Buildings to make sure that the plans comply with Building Code. Most construction requires a Department of Buildings permit.
Complaints & Violations – The NYC Building Code and NYC Zoning Resolution to ensure the construction industry is protecting the public and property in the progress of work. View complaints received and acted upon by DOB, as well as violations issued for not complying with the Code.
Construction Safety & Compliance – The Department continuously works to increase safety by promoting safety on the job site, worker safety and public safety. Get information on construction-related accidents, violation data, compliance reports, and more.
Gas Utility Reporting – This report details how DOB's targeted inspections of gas-related development and complaints promotes the safety of gas delivery to residential and commercial buildings.
Licensing – Learn the license standing of construction professionals, license fees by type, as well as the disciplinary actions and voluntary surrenders of licensees.
OTA Quaterly Reports – The Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) was established as a resource for tenants living in a building undergoing construction. OTA's quarterly reports highlight DOB’s tenant protection efforts.