Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

As part of the citywide response to the Coronavirus, Department of Buildings (DOB) customers are strongly encouraged to immediately limit the amount of walk-in traffic to DOB offices.

Learn about the Department of Building's COVID-19 response.

You must notify and submit plans to the Department of Buildings (DOB) when installing two-point suspension scaffold on outrigger beams.


Learn about Hanging Scaffold Application procedures.

Download a copy of CD5 application.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

In Person

You can pick up a form at a DOB borough office or the licensing office.

Department of Building Licensing Office
280 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Find a DOB Borough Office.

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