Changes To Rigger's License

Business Change

When making a change to your business, you must submit the following either by mail (priority mail, FedEx, UPS or another trusted delivery service), or drop-off to:

NYC Department of Buildings
ATTN: Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

  • Completed LIC2 application
  • Department-issued license card
  • If a business is being removed from a license, a request to remove the company and a search for fines and violations issued to the company must be submitted to the Licensing & Exams Unit. The request can be submitted by email to batchrequest@buildings.nyc.gov.
    Note
    : This must be completed and approved before a company can be removed.
  • a notarized affidavit stating the disposition of the company, clearly stating the company will remain open, or if it is closing, must be submitted; if the company is dissolving, then a notarized affidavit from either an accountant or attorney must be submitted stating the dissolution; if the company will remain in business, the President of the company must state you will no longer perform rigging work for this company, and/or if the company will continue to perform rigging work
  • Current telephone bill with the business name and telephone number
    Note
    : Cellular phone, VOIP and other routed phone services must be accompanied by a utility bill or rental agreement. An Example of VOIP would be: Time Warner/Cablevision.
  • See the Business Information Section for more information about what documents to submit for if your business affiliation is a Corporation, Limited Liability Corporation, Partnership or Individual
  • If you have Rigging foremen, you must submit a completed LIC70 Application
  • If you do not have Rigging foremen, you must submit a signed, sealed & notarized letter stating this on the company letterhead
  • $50.00 fee
  • *Tower/Climber Crane Rigger Licensees must mail their applications. Once the license has been updated a new license will be mailed back to the licensee.*

Business Address Change

When making a business address change, you must first submit a LIC33 application (address must be approved before moving to new location) to the Department. Once the address is approved by the Department, the following must be submitted either by mail (priority mail, FedEx, UPS or another trusted delivery service), or drop-off to:

NYC Department of Buildings
ATTN: Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

  • Current telephone bill with business name and telephone number
    Note
    : Cellular phone, VOIP and other routed phone services must be accompanied by a utility bill or rental agreement
  • Current license card
  • $50.00 fee
  • Tower/Climber Crane Rigger Licensees must mail their applications. Once the license has been updated a new license will be mailed back to the licensee.

Business Telephone Number Change

When making a business telephone number change, you must submit the following either by mail (priority mail, FedEx, UPS or another trusted delivery service), or drop-off to:

NYC Department of Buildings
ATTN: Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

  • Completed LIC2 application
  • A notarized letter requesting the change
  • Current telephone bill with business name and telephone number
    Note
    : Cellular phone, VOIP and other routed phone services must be accompanied by a utility bill or rental agreement.
  • Tower/Climber Crane Rigger Licensees must mail their applications. Once the license has been updated a new license will be mailed back to the licensee.

Adding an Additional Business to the License

When adding an additional business to your license, both businesses must be at the same address and you must submit the following documents to the Licensing & Exams Unit either by mail (priority mail, FedEx, UPS or another trusted delivery service), or drop-off to:

NYC Department of Buildings
ATTN: Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

  • Two (2) completed LIC2 applications (One (1) application for each company indicating the other company in the Secondary Business Section)
    Note: If you are not sure about how to complete this part, call the Licensing & Exams hotline for more information
  • One (1) 2x2 passport photograph
  • See the Business Information Section for more information about what documents to submit for if your business affiliation is a Corporation, Limited Liability Corporation, Partnership or Individual
  • If you have Rigging foremen, you must submit a completed LIC70 application.
  • if you do not have Rigging Foremen, you must submit a signed, corporate sealed (for Corporations/LLC) and notarized letter stating that you have no Rigging or Sign Hanging Foremen under your license.
  • Current telephone bill with business name and telephone number
    Note
    : Cellular phone, VOIP and other routed phone services must be accompanied by a utility bill or rental agreement
  • Department-issued license card
  • $50.00 fee

Changing Email Addresses, Home Addresses, Home Telephone Numbers

To change the email address, home address or telephone numbers associated with your Rigger License you must submit the following:

  • LIC2 application with the updated information;
  • Updated proof of residence (utility bill, bank statement, or lease/deed) for home address changes;
  • LIC50 application if the new home address is not located within the City of New York (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, or Staten Island).

Adding a Rigging Foreman to Your License

When adding a Rigging Foreman to your license, you must submit the following either by mail (priority mail, FedEx, UPS or another trusted delivery service), or drop-off to:

NYC Department of Buildings
ATTN: Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

  • Completed LIC70 application
  • $5.00 fee (per rigging foreman)

Dropping a Foreman from Your License

When dropping a Rigging Foreman from your license, you must submit the following either by mail (priority mail, FedEx, UPS or another trusted delivery service), or drop-off to:

NYC Department of Buildings
ATTN: Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

  • Completed LIC70 application indicating the removed Foreman
  • Department-issued designated Foreman card (the licensee should retrieve this card from the Foreman)

Business Information Section

To add a business to your license you must submit the appropriate documentation that corresponds with your business affiliation, and the following required documents:

Applicants whose business affiliation is a CORPORATION must provide the following:

  • copy of the Certificate of Incorporation, certified by the State

  • copy of the filing receipt or Certificate of Good Standing certified by the State

  • copy of the minutes stating the elected officers, including time, date, and location of meeting (applicant must be an officer)

  • copy of the Bylaws or Operating Agreement, if there are none, a notarized affidavit on corporation stationery stating there are none, must be submitted

  • affidavit on business letterhead listing all officers of corporation stating their names, titles, address, and license numbers, if any; affidavit must contain a paragraph stating the President of the corporation will notify the Department within ten (10) days of any changes in the officers whether they are licensed or unlicensed

  • Corporation must have a business address in the City of New York. You must submit a copy of a utility bill or bank statement with the company name at the business location.

Applicants whose business is a LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION (LLC) must provide:

  • copy of the filing receipt or Certificate of Good Standing certified by the State

  • copy of the Articles of Organization certified by the State

  • copy of the Operating Agreement (if none, an affidavit on corporation stationary stating such)

  • copy of the minutes stating the elected officers, including time, date, and location of meeting (applicant must be an officer)

  • Affidavit on business letterhead listing all officers of corporation stating their names, titles, address, and license number, if any. The Affidavit must contain a paragraph stating the President of the corporation will notify the Department within ten (10) days of any changes in the Officers whether they are licensed or unlicensed.

Applicants whose Business is a PARTNERSHIP must supply:

  • Copy of the Partnership Agreement listing all present officers.

  • Letter on business stationery stating the names and address of all partners and license numbers, if any. The letter must contain a paragraph stating the licensed partner will notify the Department of any changes of partners whether they are licensed or unlicensed.

  • The business address of the partnership must be in the City of New York.

  • A copy of a utility bill or bank statement with the company name and business location must be submitted.

Original Applicants applying as an INDIVIDUAL with a business name (Sole-Proprietor) must supply:

  • Copy of Business Certificate certified by the County Clerk

  • The business address must be in the City of New York and a copy of a utility bill or bank statement with company name and business location must be submitted

Submitting Documents

All documentation must be submitted either by mail (priority mail, FedEx, UPS or another trusted delivery service), or drop-off to:

NYC Department of Buildings
ATTN: Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

Document drop-off and office hours are Monday through Friday, except holidays, between 9:00 am and 1:30 pm.

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