In Person

Department of Buildings in District 40

Councilmember Rita Joseph
Office of Councilmember Rita Joseph 930 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn 11226

Homeowners, tenants, small business owners, and building managers are welcome.

A Department of Buildings (DOB) community engagement liaison will be available to answer questions and provide information on:

  • Home renovation or construction projects
  • Open violations on a property
  • DOB’s online resources, including DOB NOW and the Buildings Information System (BIS)
  • Permits, construction codes, zoning regulations, certificates of occupancy, equipment installations, and more

To make an appointment, please call 718-287-8762 or via email at

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