DOB NOW Training


DOB NOW


The Department of Buildings offers the following training sessions to industry members and the general public free of charge to learn more about DOB NOW.

Please click below on the date and time you would like to attend and follow the instructions to register.

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  • Additional sessions will be added to this page as they are scheduled.
  • Training materials including Step-by-Step Guides and Videos will be added close to the training dates.

Training on DOB NOW: Build – Mechanical filings and permits

DOB will demonstrate how to submit filings and obtain permits for Mechanical Systems (MS) using DOB NOW: Build which will be mandatory for new MS job filings starting July 1st.

The Mechanical Systems (MS) work type replaces the current Mechanical (MH) work type and includes Heating Systems, Ventilation Systems, Air Conditioning Systems, Refrigeration Systems, Cooling Towers, Associated Ducts & Piping, and Generators.


Training on DOB NOW: Build - Structural filings and permits

DOB will demonstrate how to submit filings and obtain permits for Structural (ST) using DOB NOW: Build which will be mandatory for new ST job filings starting July 1st.

The Structural (ST) work type includes Concrete, Aluminum, Masonry, Steel, Wood, Sign Structure, Temporary Structural Bracing, Raising and Moving of Building, and Partial Demolition.


Training on DOB NOW: Build – Plumbing, Sprinkler, and Standpipe filings and permits

DOB will demonstrate how to submit filings and obtain permits for Plumbing (PL), Sprinkler (SP), and Standpipe (SD) using DOB NOW: Build which will be mandatory for new PL/SP/SD job filings starting July 1st.

Note: These work types can currently be filed in either BIS or DOB NOW. Beginning on July 1, 2019, it will be mandatory to file these work types in DOB NOW: Build. In addition, the current DOB NOW screens are being updated with enhanced Scope of Work options and an improved design for a better user experience.


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