Need something else?
- Homeowners Night weekly in-person DOB events in each borough for permit, construction project, inspection, violation, and zoning questions
To find out if a home improvement or construction project requires a permit, you should first contact a registered architect or professional engineer.
Certain improvement projects usually do not require a permit:
- Interior painting
- Kitchen cabinet and bookshelf installation
- Bathroom fixture replacement
Learn about the DOB permit process.