You can get status information for Department of Buildings IDs or Jobs in penalized status. You can also get information about penalty period end dates or paying penalty fees.


View list of applicants who have surrendered or lost their privileges.

Check DOB’s website for information on various penalty fees.

By Phone

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

You can pay penalty fees in person at one of the Department of Buildings (DOB) borough offices. After making the payment, you must take the receipt to the borough PENS coordinator to have the penalty status removed.

Find a Department of Buildings Borough Office.

1932 Arthur Avenue, 5th Floor
(between East 176 Street and East Tremont Avenue)
Bronx, NY 10457

345 Adams Street, 3rd Floor
(between Willoughby and Johnson Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

280 Broadway, 3rd Floor
(between Chambers and Reade Streets)
New York, NY 10007

120-55 Queens Boulevard
(between 80th Road and 82nd Avenue)
Kew Gardens, NY 11415

Staten Island
10 Richmond Terrace, Borough Hall, 2nd Floor
(between Staten Island Ferry Terminal and Nick LaPorte Place)
Staten Island, NY 10301

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