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.

Job Types in DOB NOW

This course is related to the upgrade of DOB NOW: Build that will occur in late February 2021. It is geared for Design Professionals, Filing Representatives, Owners, and others who have a role in the PW1 for: NBs and Alt-COs.

Date

Topics

Materials

Thursday, February 18, 2021 – 4:30pm to 6:30pm

  • 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

A version of the webinar training  will be posted here soon. Please bookmark this page to stay updated.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – 9am to 11pm

Friday, February 26, 2021 – 1pm to 3pm

Occupancy for BIS Jobs

This course is related to the upgrade of DOB NOW: Build that will occur in late February 2021. It is geared for Design Professionals, Filing Representatives, Owners, and others who have a role in the Schedule of Occupancy and Certificate of Occupancy for BIS Jobs.

Date

Topics

Materials

Friday, February 19, 2021 – 8:30am to 10:30am

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

A version of the webinar training  will be posted here soon. Please bookmark this page to stay updated.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 – 9am to 11pm

Thursday, February 25, 2021 – 1pm to 3pm

DOB NOW Build Questions & Answers Sessions

This live Q&A session is for DOB NOW users who have questions about the new features and filing procedures implemented recently in BUILD. It will also include a review of frequently asked questions from prior trainings.

Date

Topics

Materials

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

  • New Buildings
  • Alteration-CO (formerly Alt-1)
  • Related details (Zoning, Schedule of Occupancy, Fees)
  • Temporary BIN (TBIN) Requests
  • Occupancy functionality for BIS jobs
  • General Construction (GC)
  • Foundation (FO)
  • Earthwork (EA)
  • Support of Excavation (SE)
  • Protection & Mechanical Methods (PMM)
  • Tenant Protection Plan
  • Site Safety Plan
  • Supersede & Withdrawal
  • New features (improved search, exporting jobs, etc.)

DOB NOW: Build Frequently Asked Questions

Alteration filings (GC, FO, EA, SE and PMM) Resources Page

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday, April 6, 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

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:

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