Buildings Information: The Department’s Buildings Information System (BIS) provides the public with real-time access to Department data and information, including:

Welcome to the Department of Buildings online query system. You can search for general information on a property in the city including recorded complaints ...

NYC Buildings Department in the News "City plumber Anthony Thompson risks it all as he heads off for reserves duty as G.I. in Afghanistan," Daily News, January 4, 2010.

Certificate of Occupancy: A Certificate of Occupancy (CO) documents the legal use and/or occupancy of a building. If planned construction will create a new building ...

MEA Resources: With the implementation of the New NYC Construction Codes, the Office of Technical Certification and Research (OTCR) has replaced the MEA division.

Signs: The Sign Enforcement Unit regulates outdoor signage in New York City. Signs must comply with regulations outlined in the NYC Construction Codes and the NYC ...

Microturbines: Combined heat and power (CHP) microturbines are generators that produce electricity for a building. Similar to the way a car engine will heat up when ...

Presentations: Preventing Accidents in New York City April 25, 2011 Description: A discussion on construction accident statistics in New York City and how to prevent ...

Welcome to the New York City Building Code®website. This website has been updated with the 2008 The City of New York Construction codes Update Page Supplement July 1 ...

Contact the Buildings Department - Email the Department - Holiday Schedule : Home ... The New York City Construction Codes consist of four technical volumes ...