Learn about a list advertising abandoned properties.
Report an adult establishment that does not follow zoning regulations.
Report a billboard, poster, or flexible fabric sign that does not follow permit regulations.
Learn about low-cost financing options for new construction and rehabilitation of former publicly-owned buildings.
Report a window air conditioner that is in danger of falling.
Learn about the rules for installing a window air conditioner.
Report asbestos that is exposed or illegally removed.
File the notification required to do work that disturbs asbestos.
Make a complaint about an awning, canopy, marquee, or storm enclosure.
Apply for a permit to construct or alter a baker's oven.
Get information and help to meet the requirements of Local Law 84, the NYC Benchmarking Law Energy Efficiency Grade Requirements for large buildings.
Apply for billboard, building sign, and awning permits.
Report blocked or inadequate building exits or fire escapes.
Report a problem with a boiler.
Learn about the requirements for the Department of Building's (DOB) boiler inspections.
Learn about the violation issued to property owners who do not file an annual boiler inspection report.
Learn about required boiler permits and registration.
Get the Borough Block Lot (BBL) or parcel number for a specific address.
Learn about brownfield cleanup and redevelopment.
Get a copy of the New York City Building Code.
Report building construction work that is unsafe, done without a permit, after hours, or outside approved plans.
Apply for a permit to construct or alter a building.
Report unauthorized building occupancy or past conversion without DOB approval, including changes to a room, space, apartment, or building.
Report building demolition that is illegal, unsafe, or done without a permit.
Get a certificate of adequate rat extermination for building demolitions.
Learn about required building facade inspections and the Local Law 11/98 Facade Safety Program.
Get a copy of building floor plans.
Report a building or public space that does not meet local accessibility requirements for people with disabilities.
Check the status of a building work permit.
Register a building with 3 or more units or a 1- or 2-family home that you don't live in with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD).
Report a problem with a building sign.
Get status and general information about violations issued by the Department of Buildings.
Apply or renew a permit to install a canopy.
Learn how to apply for a new Certificate of Occupancy, or request the letter DOB provides to confirm the legal use of a building constructed before 1938.
Report a building that has no legal Certificate of Occupancy or an illegal change in building use that violates the Certificate.
Learn about Certification of No Harassment or Exemption and their applications.
Find a certified asbestos investigator.
Apply for a permit to construct a cesspool.
Report that child proof stove knob covers are not provided to a tenant.
Get an application for changes to the City map.
Learn about New York City planning and zoning. Get City Planning publications, including maps and books.
Learn about the ownership of City-owned property.
Learn about a program to help owners and operators of small- and mid-size private buildings complete energy and water efficiency retrofits.
Report a construction site that does not have a No Smoking sign.
Learn about required signs for construction sites, demolition sites, and sidewalk sheds.
Report a cooling tower that is unsanitary, malfunctioning, or has structural problems.
Learn about cooling tower registration and required maintenance plans.
Apply for a permit to operate or install equipment used to hoist or lift objects.
Report a crane or derrick operation that is unsafe or without a permit, license, or certificate.
Apply for a permit to construct or alter a deck or porch.
Small business and property owners, building managers, tenants and more can ask DOB questions about renovations, violations, permits, etc.
Report someone using false information to file for a Department of Buildings (DOB) document.
Report a Department of Buildings notice that is defaced, unreadable, or missing.
Report a security problem in a DCAS-managed building.
Learn about general services and initiatives or report a problem or get information for a specific Department of Design and Construction project.
Learn about how to challenge the approval of a construction project.
Report a gutter, including 18 inches into the street, that is not clean.
Report an unclean or untidy yard, alley, or court that is visible from the street.
Learn how people with disabilities can get help with accessing City programs and services.
Learn how to submit proof of compliance and certificates of correction for OATH/ECB violations issued by the Department of Buildings (DOB).
Report dog or animal waste in a park or on a street, sidewalk, or private property.
Apply for a permit to place a dumpster or debris container on a sidewalk or street.
Report dust from roadwork, construction, demolition, renovation, or another source.
Learn about capital infrastructure construction projects managed by the Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC).
Learn about the letter required to move forward on a Department of Buildings job on a tax lot that has an E-Designation.
Report electric space heaters sold without required safety features or disclosures.
Report an electrical problem in an apartment, defective or exposed wiring in a building, or faulty outdoor electrical equipment.
Apply for a permit to install electrical wiring or cables in a building.
Apply for an electrician's license.
Make a complaint about a licensed plumber or electrician.
Learn about a free program that supports 1-4 family homeowners to install efficient and clean energy technologies, such as solar and air-source heat pumps.
Learn about elevator and escalator codes and permits.
Report a problem with an elevator or escalator.
Request an appointment online with an elevator or escalator inspector.
Apply for a permit to demolish a building or excavate property.
Report building excavation that is undermining a nearby building.
Report a fence that is over the height limit, missing, or not secured.
Report a problem with a registered filing representative.
Request a fire alarm, range hood suppression, or sprinkler or standpipe installation inspection.
Schedule an inspection of a fire alarm.
Learn about the New York City Fire Code.
Learn about fire safety from the Fire Department, including fire safety notices. Request a fire safety education speaker.
Request an on-site Fire Safety Director test.
Schedule a safety inspection of a restaurant, public facility, area of assembly, or City Agency.
Get a permit to install a fuel oil tank.
Apply for a permit to construct or alter a garage or driveway.
Apply for a permit to install or alter a gas appliance or piping.
Call 911 to report a gas leak or any gas-related emergency or dangerous condition.
Report an improper, illegal, defective, or unpermitted gas piping or hookup.
Learn about gas piping system inspection certification and Local Law 152 of 2016.
Report a heat problem in a commercial or public school building.
Report a problem with heat or hot water in a residential building.
Apply for a permit to install or alter a heating or ventilation system.
Apply for a permit for hoisting and rigging.
Report a location that is being used as a hotel, for vacation rentals, or for rentals of fewer than 30 days.
Learn about Housing Quality Inspections for HPD Section 8.
Appeal land use and construction laws for a specific site or project.
Learn about rental assistance for landlords whose tenants are unwilling to apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
Apply to make a historic building or site a landmark.
Apply for a permit to repair and alter a landmark building or site.
Report the alteration of landmark buildings without permission.
Learn about funding to restore landmark buildings.
Report bright lights from a parking lot shining into an apartment or building. The City does not accept complaints about bright lights from residences.
Learn the guidelines for storing, charging, and getting rid of lithium-ion batteries. Report someone not following guidelines or counterfeit batteries.
Apply for a building to become an Interim Multiple Dwelling.
Learn about enforcement of the loft law.
Learn about the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority.
Make a complaint about social services provided in a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC).
DOB's No Penalty Safety Inspection Program for boilers.
A No Penalty Safety Inspection Program for private elevators, dumbwaiters, platform lift, and stairway chair lifts.
Request a free no-penalty sign inspection for a property owner.
Order a No Smoking and Electronic Cigarette Use sign.
Report noise from street or building construction, including jackhammer noise.
Report a maintenance problem in a commercial or non-residential building.
Learn about the NYC Accelerator Program, which help building owners make energy and water efficiency improvements.
Report a problem with an older adult center.
Report a pay phone that is broken, damaged, dirty, or has graffiti.
Report an establishment that does not have a Place of Assembly permit posted.
Apply for a permit for 75 or more people to gather indoors or 200 or more outdoors.
Report broken or leaking plumbing in a commercial building.
Report plumbing work done without a permit.
Report poison ivy in a park or tree, on school property, or on private property.
Make a complaint about pool or sauna maintenance, water quality, or safety equipment.
Report signs, stickers, or decals posted on public property.
Report a power outage or blackout, or file a claim to be reimbursed for food spoiled during a power outage.
Request for a copy of a bed bug prevention and control brochure.
Report a problem with a licensed private elevator or escalator inspector.
Search for or get copies of property ownership records, such as deeds and mortgages. Get copies of tax maps.
Report deed fraud or learn how to prevent it.
Report improper or unapproved changes to a property's grade, slope, or ground level.
Request to combine or divide a lot or to amend a condo declaration.
Challenge the City's assessment of your property's market value on your Notice of Property Value (NOPV).
Request a correction of the property or vacant land data on your Notice of Property Value (NOPV).
Learn about property tax exemptions, abatements, and credits for homeowners, including eligibility and types of benefit programs.
Learn about a property's values, tax class, exemptions, and descriptions.
Appeal the assessed value, tax class, or exemption listed on your Notice of Property Value (NOPV).
Report a public plaza, privately owned public space (POPS), or pocket park that is poorly maintained or not open to the public during posted hours.
Learn how to file the Real Property Income and Expense Statement for income-producing properties, including utilities.
Report a leaking or overflowing roof tank.
Learn about rooftop systems that temporarily store and slowly drain rainwater off a building's rooftop.
Report a problem with a pipe scaffold, suspended or hanging scaffold, or sidewalk shed.
Report a problem with a private, on-site sewage disposal system (septic or cesspool).
Local Law 18 requires Short-Term Rental hosts to register with the City and Airbnb, VRBO, and other booking services to verify valid registration.
Report smoking, a building owner failing to disclose a residential building smoking policy, or an unattended cigarette vending machine.
Report a problem with an obstructed or locked exit, overcrowding, lack of exits, or lack of alarms or sprinklers.
Report a tree removal or natural feature change in a Special Natural Area District (SNAD).
Apply for a permit to alter or construct a sprinkler system or standpipe.
Report a problem with a broken sprinkler system in a 1 or 2 family home or commercial building.
Report standing water outdoors during Mosquito Season.
Learn about a Stop Work Order. Report work being done while an order is in effect.
Learn about annual registration for property owners of ground floor or second floor commercial spaces.
Learn about rules for installing a swimming pool.
Get information or make a maintenance complaint about a Tenant Interim Lease Program (TIL) building.
Report a building that doesn't follow trash or recycling disposal rules.
Report trash or recycling stored incorrectly on private property.
Report someone destroying City trees on a street or in a park.
Learn about applications for the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP).
Report unsafe storage of flammable or explosive material at a construction site or in a building.
Report a new building under construction that is unsafe.
Report a building that is shaking, vibrating, leaning, unstable, or has a defective or cracked building exterior facade.
Report an open vacant building.
Report a vacant lot that is dirty or not fenced.
Report a stand-alone or retaining wall that is bulging, cracked, defective, or inadequate.
Learn about the requirement for large buildings to show how they will manage waste generated by their residents.
Report a problem with building or property drainpipe or drainage.
Learn about HPD's Zombie Homes Initiative that works to address problems of neglected or deteriorated vacant and abandoned small homes.