Welcome to the Department of Buildings online query system. You can search
for general information on a property in the city including recorded
complaints and violations, actions, applications, and inspections. You can also search for information about
tradespeople licensed by the Department.The information provided here comes directly
from the Department's Building Information System. Look for additional
functionality to be added in the future. If you have any questions please
review these Frequently
Asked Questions, the Glossary, or
call the 311 Customer Service Center by dialing 311 or (212) NEW YORK outside of New York City.
BIS Web Internet Security Policy:
The Department has system devices installed to monitor many elements, including bandwidth utilization and any high traffic volume. The Department of Buildings may take steps to protect our information systems against unauthorized software programs that automatically extract data and compromise the delivery of information to millions of users each day.
Using the BIS search features: When entering information in most queries, it is important to data enter complete information for fields such as Address, License Number and Job Number. Wildcard searches in most queries will not result in the retrieval of information unless specifically noted.