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General Contractor


City Buildings, Department of

General contractors who supervise the construction or demolition of buildings must register with the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB).

Contractors must have an active tracking number with the DOB licensing unit.

Contact the DOB for more information.

Additional resources

NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Licensing Division
280 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone (212) 393-2259

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Buildings Department Licensing unit

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