DOB NOW- An Online Tool
DOB NOW is the Department’s self-service online tool that will enable Owners, Design Professionals, Licensees, and Filing Representatives to do all business with the Department online. it is part of our Building One City plan to provide better customer service and hence increased access to information. It allows customers to submit applications, make payments, schedule appointments, check the status of an application or inspection, pull permits, and make renewals using this system.
Four Parts of DOB NOW
INSPECTIONS is the new name for Inspection Ready that provides access to online scheduling, tracking, and notifications as well as enforcement and development inspections.
Build provides online access to job filings, permits, Post Approval Amendments, Corrections, After Hour Variances, and Letters of Completion.
Safety provides online access to compliance filings. Currently Boiler, Elevator and Façade filings can be submitted.
Licensing provides online exam filing, issuance, and renewal for Licensees. Gas Work Qualifications, Journeyman Registrations and Welder Licenses can currently be submitted.
So What is Inspections
Licensed professionals and owners are now required to use DOB NOW: Inspections to request development inspections in the following areas:
- Fire Suppression
- Cranes & Derricks
- Oil Burning Equipment
- High Rise Initiative
Inspection requests are no longer accepted in person, by phone or by the old online request portals on the Department’s website.
For more information please visit NYC DOB PAGE
What about Build
Build is currently available for the following areas:
To learn more about each item click on FAQ and Resources .
Log into DOB NOW
Your need an eFiling account to use DOB NOW: Build. If you already have an eFiling account, you can use the email and password to log into DOB NOW. If you need to register for an account, visit the Registration Information page for additional information.
- File jobs and submit fees online
- View and search information related to your jobs and permits
- Upload documents
- View objections
- Schedule and review objections with a plan examiner in a virtual meeting
- Receive emails at milestones throughout the application process
- File Post Approval Amendments (PAA)
- Make Corrections
- Pull and print After Hour Variances
- Pull and print work permits
- Receive Letters of Completion by email.
SAFETY , ANOTHER ONLINE PLATFORM
Safety is currently available for the following areas:
Registering for a DOB NOW Account
You need an eFiling account to use DOB NOW: Safety. If you already have an eFiling account, you can use the email and password to log into DOB NOW. If you need to register for an account, visit the Registration Information page for additional information.
After registering for an account in eFiling, you can use DOB NOW: Safety to:
- Submit compliance filings and report unsafe activity
- Make payments
- View and search information related to your filings
- Upload documents
- View the status of a filing
- Receive emails at milestones throughout the filing process
Search for DOB NOW: Safety filings
To register for DOB NOW Licensing, you will need to create a profile in the DOB NOW portal.
Starting November 13, 2018, all new applications, reissuances, and renewals will need to be submitted in DOB NOW: Licensing for the following:
Gas Work Qualifications (Full & Limited) *
Journeyman Registrations (Plumber & Fire Suppression) **
Welder Licenses **
* For more details on the new gas work qualification, refer to the posted Service Update.
** The last day to submit paper applications, renewals, and reissuances for Journeymen Registrations and Welder Licenses is November 2, 2018. (No transactions will occur for Journeymen and Welders between November 2 and 13.)
To sign up for a DOB NOW training session, visit www.nyc.gov/dobnowtraining.
Additional license types will be added later.
VIDEO TUTORIALS FOR DOB NOW
We provide complete solutions to the valued clients. Permits filing , project administration , Owners representation , Violations monitoring , tracking and alert system.Violations removal services for FDNY , DOT , ECB , DOB , HPD. Construction special inspections is an integral part of the project,therefore, its coordination with the special inspection agency is a critical item in order for smooth operation. We can mange all the core aspects of the project from start to finish or we can do it on call basis. Our team of experts will guide from start to finish.