DOB NOW Training

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

Register today to reserve your spot by clicking the links below.

All courses will be conducted online via Webex. Sign up below to reserve your spot. Log-in information will be emailed the morning of the event.

*Note: Please bookmark and come back to this training page for updates as new dates may be added in the future.*

All trainings are open to everyone, but are tailored to different groups. See below for more details.

DOB NOW/BIS Questions & Answers Sessions

This live Q&A session is for questions about filings in DOB NOW and the Buildings Information System (BIS). It will also include a review of recent updates and frequently asked questions.

Date

Topics

Materials

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

  • DOB NOW filings
  • BIS filings

DOB NOW: Build Frequently Asked Questions

eFiling Expansion Frequently Asked Questions

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Recent Trainings

Training Type

Topics

Materials

Design Professionals & Filing Representatives

  • General Construction (GC)
  • Foundation (FO)
  • Earthwork (EA)
  • Support of Excavation (SE)
  • Protection & Mechanical Methods (PMM)

New features (improved search, exporting jobs, etc.)

DOB NOW: Build – Design Professional Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Design Professional Training Webinar

Contractors & Licensees

Requesting and renewing permits (highlight will be on GC permits but applies to all PW2 work permits)
New contractor requirements (Tenant Protection Plan, etc.)
Contractor Withdrawal
New features (improved search, exporting jobs, etc.)

DOB NOW: Build – Contractor Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Contractor Training Webinar

Tenant Protection Plans & Site Safety Plans in DOB NOW

Tenant Protection Plan
Site Safety Plan

DOB NOW: Build – TPP and SSP Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Tenant Protection Plan & Site Safety Plan Webinar

Supersede & Withdrawal in DOB NOW

Superseding Design Professional
Withdrawing Design Professional or Contractor

DOB NOW: Build – Withdrawal and Supersede Training Presentation
To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Supersede & Withdrawal Webinar

Job Types in DOB NOW

  • New Buildings
  • Alteration-CO (formerly Alt-1)
  • Related details (Zoning, Schedule of Occupancy, Fees)
  • Temporary BIN (TBIN) Requests

DOB NOW: Build – Job Types Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Job Types Training Webinar

Occupancy for BIS Jobs

Transitioning BIS Occupancy to DOB NOW

  • BIN-Level Schedule of Occupancy (BSO)
  • Job-Level Schedule of Occupancy (JSO, formerly Schedule A)

Certificate of Occupancy Requests

  • All transactions: Initials, Renewals
  • All types: Core & Shell, Temporary (TCO), Interim/Partial, Final

DOB NOW: Build – Occupancy for BIS Jobs Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW: Build – Occupancy for BIS Jobs Training Webinar

Additional Trainings:
Completing Schedule of Occupancy for BIS Jobs Training Presentation

Completing Schedule of Occupancy for BIS Jobs Training Webinar

Local Law 97 of 2019 - Adjustment Requests

  • Local Law 97/2019
  • Excessive emissions due to a special circumstance
  • Not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare facilities

Local Law 97 of 2019 Training Presentation

To view a previous training, click below:
DOB NOW – Local Law 97 of 2019 Training Webinar

Prior Trainings

For training materials of already released work types, including Step-by-Step Guides and Videos, click on one of the below Resources links:

To submit an inquiry about DOB NOW, visit the DOB NOW Help Form.

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