Buildings (DOB)


The New York City Department of Buildings promotes the safe and lawful use of buildings and properties by enforcing the Building Code and Zoning Resolution. We facilitate compliant development with integrity, efficiency and professionalism.


  280 Broadway, New York NY, 10007    Map this

Contact Numbers

(212) 566-5000
Fax:  (212) 566-3784
TTY:  (212) 566-4769
24 hour information and complaint number: Dial 311 or:  (212) NEW-YORK

For a complete list of Department of Buildings borough offices visit:


Melanie E. La Rocca , Commissioner. $243,171.
(212) 393-2001
First Deputy Commissioner - Constadino "Gus" Sirakis, P.E.
(212) 393-2002
Chief of Staff - Vacant
Assistant Commissioner, External Affairs - Vacant
Assistant Commissioner, Communications - Seth Stein
Assistant Commissioner, Strategic Policy and Industry Relations - Patrick Wehle
Press Secretary - Andrew Rudansky
Chief Analytics Officer - Timothy Martin
EEO Officer - Kareem Gabriel