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Department of Buildings

In observance of the Emancipation Day holiday, DOB will be closed on Tuesday, April 16, 2024; no construction will be allowed on this day without an after-hours permit. You may report illegal construction by submitting an Illegal Construction Inspection Request Form during normal business hours or by calling 311.

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Our on-demand Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Kustomer with a "K," streamlines the way we respond to customer inquiries to ensure we do it in a timely manner. Whether you contact DOB through the web, social media, phone, or email, Kustomer provides access to a single point of contact for assistance with permitting, inspections, construction compliance, and enforcement. The system is designed to submit, assign, track, prioritize, and resolve your inquiries and provide our staff with key information to assist you.

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