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  • Writer's pictureMerlin Montrevil


Mechanical Systems and Structural Filings to Launch in DOB NOW: Build as well as the Plumbing, Sprinkler and Standpipe Filings will be Mandated

DOB NOW is the Department’s is an online tool that will enable Owners, Design Professionals, Licensees, and Filing Representatives file with the Department online.  DOB NOW is part of our Building One City plan to provide better customer service and increased access to information. It allows customers to submit applications, make payments, schedule appointments, check the status of an application or inspection, pull permits, and make renewals.

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“Effective July 1, 2019, all new applications for the following work types will be mandatory to submit in DOB NOW: Build:
 Mechanical Systems (MS)
 Structural (ST)
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Note: Applications submitted before July 1, 2019 will continue to be handled in the Building Information System (BIS). This includes any Prior to Approval Action, Post Approval Amendment (PAA), Superseding, Reinstatement, and Withdrawal.

 Mechanical Systems (MS) replaces the current Mechanical (MH) work type and includes Heating Systems, Ventilation Systems, Air Conditioning Systems, Refrigeration Systems, Cooling Towers, Associated Ducts & Piping, and Generators

 Structural (ST) work type includes Concrete, Aluminum, Masonry, Steel, Wood, Sign Structure, Temporary Structural Bracing, Raising and Moving of Building, and Partial Demolition

 Plumbing (PL)/Sprinkler (SP)/Standpipe (SD) work types

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