Greater East Midtown


    The rezoning enables the development of new, sustainable, state-of-the-art office buildings, solidifying East Midtown as a premier business district. Buildings will be able to achieve higher densities provided that the developments support enhancements to the area’s transit network and pedestrian realm, and support the preservation of some of Midtown’s most iconic landmarks.

Facilities Explorer

    DCP’s Capital Planning Division has launched its new NYC Facilities Explorer (beta) – an interactive web map that captures 35,000+ facilities that shape the quality of NYC neighborhoods and are overseen by a City, State, or Federal agency. This new web map makes the data more accessible, allowing all New Yorkers to understand the breadth of government resources in their neighborhoods.
Resilient Neighborhoods: East Shore, Staten Island


    City Planning has released its Resilient Neighborhoods report on Staten Island’s East Shore. The report results from three years of work with the community to develop recommendations for improving the vibrancy and resiliency of the East Shore.

PLACES: Neighborhood Planning Studies

    PLACES: Neighborhood Planning Studies are comprehensive studies that examine and address key land use and zoning issues in a variety of neighborhoods, but also take a broader look at current and future community needs to identify a wide range of strategies and investments that accompany the land use and zoning changes and support neighborhood-specific growth and vitality.
Urban Design Principles for Planning New York City

    The Department of City Planning’s Urban Design Principles are intended to be an internal resource for department staff as well as the general public. These will serve those working to improve the livability of New York City’s neighborhoods and those who share our commitment to expand, protect and promote our public realm. The principles provide a foundation for understanding the land use planning and development process.

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  • The August 23 City Planning Public meeting will be held at the Manhattan Municipal Building, Mezzanine level, 1 Centre Street, New York, New York 10007 (access through the North Entrance)at 9:30 AM. NOTICE: Pubic hearings for the proposed East Harlem Neighborhood Rezoning (C 170358 ZMM, N 170359 ZRM, N 170359(A) ZRM, and C 170360 HUM) and Sendero Verde projects (C 170361 ZMM, N 170362 ZRM, C 170363 HAM, C 170364 PQM, C 170365 ZSM, C 170366 ZSM, and C 170367 ZSM) will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, starting no earlier than 2:00 PM
  • The Proposed 2017 Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan has been submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • DCP is pleased to announce it now accepts credit cards, as an alternative to paying by check or money order, when applicants pay their land use and CEQR fees. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover. You can pay either in person at our offices at 120 Broadway, over the phone or by fax.
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