Request or Cancel an Inspection

Effective 9/7/2021 you must now request all Inspections / Building System Tests, and all cancellations for scheduled Inspections / Tests online on FDNY Business. See instructions below to get started.

Access FDNY Business

FDNY Business requires a user account on NYC.gov (NYC.ID).

Getting Started

Learn how to start using FDNY Business:

Inspection Forms

Request a Fire Alarm Inspection, Re-Inspection, Remote Video Inspection or Cancellation:

Effective 09/14/2020 we have consolidated Fire Alarm forms B-45, B-45B and B-45M used to:

  • Schedule an Initial Inspection and/or Continuation of an Inspection
  • Request an Overtime Inspection
  • Request a Remote Video Inspection (as of 12/1/2020)
  • Cancel an Inspection

Fire Alarm Inspection requests will no longer be accepted on previous versions of the form. Initial Inspection requests must be completed in-person. See instructions in B-45 for filing details.

Request a Remote Video Inspection (RVI) – re-inspections only

Effective 12/1/2020, Remote Video Inspections (RVI) will be available for the re-inspection of previously issued Notices of Defects in accordance with the Fire Alarm Inspection Unit Bulletin # 11-20-2020. RVI allows inspections to occur using digital video technology, without the need for the inspector to physically be present during the inspection.

How to Perform A Remote Video Inspection

How to conduct Remote Video Inspections (RVI) using digital video technology. (For the re-inspection of previously issued Fire Alarm Notices of Defects)

Submit Certification of Corrected Defects

Effective 12/1/2020, Licensed Professionals (S-89 and S-99 COF Holders) can certify the correction of defects listed on the Notice of Defects without a reinspection.

See 3RCNY §104-04 and Form FA-26 for details and submission instructions:

Submit Documentation to Cure Notices of Defects

Effective 4/12/2021, COF Holders S-88, S-99, R-01, R-02 can email documentation to satisfy Notices of Defects when only paperwork is needed.

Request a Hazardous Materials Inspection

Request a Mechanical Sprinkler or Standpipe Inspection

Request a Range Hood or Micro Switch Inspection

Request for Public Buildings, Day Care, UPK, Camps, After Schools, Security Schools, Group Homes, Private Schools, Senior Center, Adult Day Care

Request for LPPA, Open Flame, Sidewalk Cafe, PA, TPA


Looking to Schedule an On-Site Test?

The FDNY conducts on-site tests to ensure compliance of the New York City Fire Code and Fire Department Rules.

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