Tag: Elevators

Inspections Required for Elevators and Escalators

There are approximately 71,000 vertical transport devices throughout the five boroughs. This can include elevators, freight elevators, escalators, wheelchair lifts, and dumbwaiters. These devices must be inspected in order to ensure they are safe enough for use. Contracted inspection agencies perform annual inspections, on behalf of the Department of Buildings (DOB). There are three different ...

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 ...