Builder Pavement Plans or Checklist in Lieu of Plans Required Before Requesting an Inspection in DOB NOW: Inspections For all Builder Pavement Plan (BPP) applications, the BPP Plans or the Checklist in Lieu of Plans must be uploaded to DOB NOW: Inspections before an inspection may be requested.
Deactivation of Construction Trade Licenses Effective October 6, 2016, the Department will allow the following licensees to deactivate their licenses while remaining active in their respective trades: Master Plumbers, Master Fire Suppression Piping Contractors, High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineers, Riggers, Sign Hangers, Oil Burners, Site Safety Managers, Hoist Machine Operators, Welders, and Private Elevator Agency Directors/Inspectors.
After-Hours Variance Application Submissions Accepted Online Only Effective December 5, 2016, After-Hours Variance (AHV) applications must be submitted online through the Department’s e Filing system.
Drop-off submissions of manual AHV applications (PW5) will no longer be accepted at any borough office.
Counter Service Protocol All customers, who possess a DOB-issued ID card, are being reminded to be fully prepared before obtaining a service ticket at the kiosk.
Beginning November 7, 2016 all DOB-issued ID card customers who appear at the service window unprepared, will be marked as such and may be subject to disciplinary action.
Correction to TR1 Form A correction was made on the TR1 form and the revision date on the form was updated to August 2016.
On the December 2014 version of the TR1 form, in section 7, there is a reference to the TR-1EN form, this is incorrect, and it should be the TR-8 form.