New York City Department of Buildings

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The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) is the department of the New York City government that enforces the city's building codes and zoning regulations, issues building permits, licenses, registers and disciplines certain construction trades, responds to structural emergencies and inspects over 1,000,000 new and existing buildings.[2][3] Its regulations are compiled in title 1 of the New York City Rules.

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Department of Buildings
Department overview
Formed1892 (1892)
Preceding department
  • NYC Housing and Development Administration
JurisdictionNew York City
Employees1,722 (2020)[1]
Department executives
  • James Oddo, Commissioner
  • Kazimir Vilenchik, First Deputy Commissioner
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