Call 911
Call 911 to report an accident or a dangerous situation.

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If you are a building owner, you must:

  • Get your elevator inspected each year
  • Hire a private agency to do the inspection
  • Submit the required files to the Department of Buildings (DOB)

Visit the DOB NOW: Safety page.

On the DOB NOW: Safety page, you can:

  • Register for DOB NOW: Safety
  • Submit files
  • Learn more

DOB also contracts with private companies to do regular inspections. These cannot be scheduled. 

If required, a licensed professional can schedule an inspection:

  • For new construction
  • For alteration elevator permits
  • To address a violation online in DOB NOW: Inspections

Visit the DOB NOW: Inspections page.

On the DOB NOW: Inspections page you can:

  • Register for DOB NOW: Inspections
  • Request an inspection appointment
  • Learn more

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