The Department of Buildings (DOB) hosts Buildings After Hours information sessions on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Sessions are from 4 PM – 7 PM (except City Holidays), at each of their Borough Offices. No appointment is necessary.

2024 schedule:

MonthFirst Tuesday DatesThird Tuesday Dates
JanuaryJanuary 2January 16
FebruaryFebruary 6February 20
MarchMarch 5March 19
AprilApril 2April 16
MayMay 7May 21
JuneJune 4June 18
JulyJuly 2July 16
AugustAugust 6August 20
SeptemberSeptember 3September 17
OctoberOctober 1October 15
NovemberOffice ClosedNovember 19
DecemberDecember 3December 17

Homeowners, tenants, small business owners, and building managers are welcome. DOB staff, including Plan Examiners, Inspectors, and others will be available to answer questions and provide information on:

  • Home renovation or construction projects
  • Open violations on a property
  • DOB's online resources, including DOB NOW and the Buildings Information System (BIS)
  • Permits, construction codes, zoning regulations, certificates of occupancy, equipment installations, and more

Learn more about DOB Buildings After Hours.


Bronx Borough Office
1932 Arthur Avenue, 5th Floor
Bronx, NY 10457

Brooklyn Borough Office
345 Adams Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Manhattan Borough Office
280 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10007

Queens Borough Office
120-55 Queens Boulevard
Kew Gardens, NY 11424

Staten Island Borough Office
10 Richmond Terrace, Borough Hall, 2nd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301

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