Tag: DOB NOW

How to File an Electrical Application

In order to commence electrical work, an application must be submitted to and approved by the DOB. Generally, applications are not submitted via paper. Information must be entered online on DOB Now: Build. In order to ensure good quality of work, the Electrical Division must perform an inspection once the job is completed. The electrician ...

How to Perform Work After Hours

You will need a specific permit in order to perform construction activity: Anytime from 6PM-7AM On weekends Filing After Hours Variance (AHV) permits must be filed online here. You must apply at least two business days before the work is due to start. Fees There are two kinds of fees that must be paid to obtain ...

Do You Know How to Use DOB Now’s Upcoming Features?

DOB Now DOB Now allows users to perform a multitude of tasks online, including submit applications, check an application's status, make payments, schedule appointments, and pull permits. Its features are being rolled out over time, with more to come in the future. It makes eFiling easier, quicker, and paper-free. Here are when new features are ...

Are You Keeping Track of Your Façade Filing Period?

Façade Inspections Building exteriors deteriorate over time, due to factors such as weather conditions and pollution. When there are unsafe conditions on the outside, sidewalk pedestrians and occupants who utilize balconies and roof space are at risk. The Façade Inspection & Safety Program (FISP) ensures that these exteriors are regularly inspected for safety. Is your ...