Department Of Buildings Phone Number - NY, Miami, city of miramar, Tampa, Fort lauderdale

Department Of Buildings

The New York City(NYC) Department of Buildings (DOB) is the department of City government that issues building permits, enforces the city's building codes, licenses, responds to all types of structural emergencies as well as inspects new and existing buildings.
Main Phone Number: (212) 566-5000
Customer Service Hours: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and phone lines are open from 8:30am to 4:30pm from Monday to Friday.
Complaints and Information: Call 311 for all complaints or for any information about the New York City Agencies. For outside New York City, please call at 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) .

Important Phone Number/Email of NYC Department of Buildings

Building Department Complaint NYC

The steps to file a complaint are as follows
  • To file a complaint against illegal/unsafe construction work or for improper building use call at 311 or by visiting 311ONLINE
  • After filing a complaint either by calling at 311 or using online mode of 311ONLINE a Service Request number is generated through which you can follow the status of the complaint through 311ONLINE

Department of Buildings BIS(Buildings Information System)

BIS(Buildings Information System) is a online query system where the user can get the information on a property in the city including recorded complaints actions, violations, applications, as well as inspections. The information about tradespeople that is licensed by the Department is also available at BIS. The information provided at BIS(Buildings Information System) directly comes from the information system of Department's Building. In order to get in touch with BIS or for any kind of question please call at (212) 393-2260

NYC Building Violations

To remove a Department Of Buildings violation from a property record the condition that is required must be corrected and also the proof of that correction should be provided to the issuing unit. Civil penalty payments that are applicable to DOB(Department Of Buildings) violation should be made. In order to view the violations on the property access the Buildings Information System (BIS) at (212) 393-2260 . For the number of DOB violations refer to the Buildings Information System Property Overview. Some of important point to note is
  • DOB(Department of Building) violations are indicated without an asterisk that is next to the violation number
  • Dismissed DOB violations is indicated with an asterisk like V*7052-18P.
Detailed information on the DOB violations is available in Buildings Information System. If in case information is not available that time request copies of DOB violations from the issuing unit but there may be some processing fee.

DOB(Department of Building) building Search

  • Visit the ""
  • After visiting the page there is a option BIS menu under which the user can find Building search information option click on that
  • This will take the user on another page where the user can find the search option for Property, complaints/violations, Applications, Boiler search, Gas service
    Power Authorizations, Elevator devices and cranes


DOB NOW is actually an online platform for Professional engineers, Registered architects, Special Inspectors, Licensees, Filing Representatives as well as for Owners to submit jobs to the Department of Building

Log Into DOB NOW
To use DOB NOW the user needs to have an eFiling account. 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 at the page the user needs to select registration option according to their role like Building owner, Building manager, Electrical contractor etc.
After registering you can use DOB NOW to enjoy the following service
  • File jobs and submit fees online
  • View as well as search information related to the jobs and permits
  • Upload documents and view objections
  • Receive emails throughout the application process
  • Receive letters of completion by email.

City of Miami Building Department Phone Number

At the Miami Building Department the customers can enjoy the services like
  • Obtain an annual elevator certificate
  • Schedule a building inspection
  • Get a 40/50 year recertification
  • View Permit History/Permit Search
  • Register as a building contractor
To enjoy the above service or to get information about more services please contact on below details
Phone: If you have any questions call at (305) 416-1100
Hours: The calling hours are from Monday - Friday 07:45 AM to 04:30 PM, Saturday & Sunday off
Email: The customers can drop the email at
Location: Miami Riverside Center 444 SW 2nd Ave, 4th floor Miami 33130

City of Miramar Building Department Phone Number

Main Phone: 954-602-3200
Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
The phone numbers of online services are as follows

City of Tampa Building Department Phone Number

The important phone numbers of city of tampa building department are as follows

City of Fort Lauderdale Building Department Phone Number

24 Hours Customer Service Call: 954-828-8000
Phone: Contact for general information by calling at 954-828-6520
Text at: 954-280-7676.