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 the partial final inspection stages.
If your project meets the above criteria for Certificate of Occupancy, click on the link below. Please specify Rough in comments.