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    The New York City Board of Standards and Appeals was established in 1916 along with the creation of the City's first zoning ordinance.
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    View videos of both NYC Board of Standards Executive Review Sessions and Public Hearings
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Announcements

The New York City Board of Standards and Appeals is pleased to announce its participation in NYC Open Data.  A dataset of decisions of applications filed since January 1, 1998 and subsequently decided by the Board can be found on NYC Open Data.A map of all “Variances” and “Special Permits” from 1998 through the present can also be viewed through the NYC Open Data portal.

Effective April 30, 2018: Requirements for Cost Construction Estimates (CCEs) Submitted to the Board.

Effective January 11, 2018: Revised Submission Requirements for Sites Located in a Flood Zone.

Effective January 1, 2018: New Policy for Submissions and Adjournments for Continued Hearing Item.

Download the 2018 Public Hearing Calendar.

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