Apply for or renew a permit to add chemicals to a building's drinking water supply.
Learn how to become certified to handle or investigate asbestos.
Apply for a stationary or portable boiler engineer's license.
Information on how to schedule a plan examination appointment, register as a plan examiner, or request consultation.
Learn about building information, past or current construction jobs, and skilled trade license and general contractor status from DOB’s BIS.
Find a certified asbestos investigator.
Learn about tax benefits for owners and developers who build or make improvements to commercial or industrial properties.
Apply for a Concrete Testing Laboratory license.
Industry professionals can get site safety rules, regulations, and training requirements and report worksite incidents.
Register as a construction superintendent.
Apply for a permit to create or modify a curb cut.
Get help for an applicant with a penalized Department of Buildings ID or Job.
Learn about DOB NOW services for submitting job filings, inspection requests, compliance filings, and license applications or renewals online.
Learn about the design and installation of drywells.
Schedule an inspection of work done by a licensed electrician.
Apply for an electrician's license.
Apply for a license to be a private elevator inspection agency inspector or director.
Apply for a permit to build or install a fence.
Apply for a fire suppression contractor's license.
Learn about gas piping system inspection certification and Local Law 152 of 2016.
General contractors who build one-, two-, and three-family homes must register with the Department of Buildings (DOB) to obtain new building permits.
Apply for the license to operate a hoisting machine.
Learn what kind of building construction projects and alterations require permits.
Learn about Hurricane Sandy Recovery programs and requirements.
Learn about safe lead paint work practices for landlords and construction professionals.
Request a bumper sticker for home improvement contractors with valid licenses only.
Request a free deck and porch inspection for a property owner.
Request a free retaining wall inspection for a property owner.
Request a free no-penalty sign inspection for a property owner.
Apply for a license to perform plumbing work.
Apply for a permit to install a private water main, sewer, or drain.
Learn about benefits for owners and developers who build or improve residential units or properties.
Apply for a license to hoist materials and equipment.
Find a certification class for scaffold safety.
Schedule an inspection of a scaffold site.
Apply for a permit to construct pipe scaffolding.
Learn about required permit to install, repair, plug, or unplug a sewer connection.
Request permission to install a cellar door in a sidewalk.
Apply for a permit to repair, install, or replace a sidewalk.
Apply for a permit to construct a sidewalk shed.
Apply for a sign hanger license.
Request a site safety manager certification, including insurance requirements and application procedures.
Learn about laws and benefits for solar panels and green roofs.
Get the status of an active street construction or sidewalk repair permit.
Learn about the Storefront Improvement Program for community groups that are pursuing storefront improvements in their commercial districts.
Apply for a permit to perform construction on a City street or to store construction material or containers on a street or sidewalk.
Apply for a permit to install and use water backflow preventers.
Learn about a permit to use water in a way that NYC law does not normally allow.
Learn about required permit to install or remove water fixtures.
Learn about required permit for removal, re-setting, or repair of water meters.
Apply for a permit to connect or close water taps or wet connections. Get a map of sewer pipes.
Apply for a license to perform structural welding.