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.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

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