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Construction, Demolition, Land Use, Mechanical, and Site

  • To get a project number and start your preliminary application, visit the DPD Project Portal
  • If you are ready to submit your application and plans and would like to do so electronically, visit the DPD Project Portal
  • If you’ve completed your preliminary application and want to submit paper plans, contact our Applicant Services Center to schedule an intake appointment
  • See our Permit Type pages for specific application requirements and instructions for each type of permit

Electrical

You can use our Online Electrical Permits system to apply for and receive your electrical permit online if it doesn’t require plan review. See our Electrical Permit page for details about what types of electrical permits can be submitted online.

Side Sewer

You can use our Online Side Sewer Repair Permit system to apply for and receive your side sewer repair permit online if you are a contractor with an escrow account with us. You can apply for other side sewer permits at our Applicant Services Center without an appointment. See our Side Sewer Permit page for more information.

Boiler, Elevator / Escalator, Sign, and Refrigeration

You can apply for these permit types at our Applicant Services Center, without an appointment. See our Forms page for applications forms. See our Permit Type pages for specific instructions for each type of permit.

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    700 5th Avenue, 20th floor
    M, W, F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    T, Th: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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