The following are the Rules Regarding Certificates of Occupancy. A building must meet one of these criteria in order to be considered for a C of O. Please do not submit an application or inspection request for a C of O for buildings that do not require them. Oftentimes, the Department of Buildings C of O is confused with the Department of Zoning Certificate of Occupancy. See the Department of Zoning for more information.
In general, Occupancy Certificates may be required for the following types of buildings:
Please Note: A C of O inspection may be requested at the underground, rough and final inspection stage.
If your project meets the above criteria for Certificate of Occupancy, click on the link below.