Changes To Rigger's License


Business Change

When making a change to your business, you must submit the following in-person* to the Department:

  • 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 must be submitted, clearly stating the company will remain open, or if it is closing.  If the company is dissolving, then a notarized affidavit from either an accountant or attorney must be submitted stating this. If the company will remain in business, the President of the company must state that 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 in their applications. Once the license has been updated the 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 Department approves the address, you must submit the following in-person* to the Department:

  • 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 in their applications. Once the license has been updated the 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 documents in-person* to the Department:

  • 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 in their applications. Once the license has been updated the new license will be mailed back to the licensee.


Adding an Additional Business to the License

When adding an additional business to your license, you must submit the following documents in-person to the Licensing & Exams Unit: (Note: Both businesses must be at the same address)

  • 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) & 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

In order to the email address, home address or telephone numbers that is 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 documents in person to the Department:

  • 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 documents in person to the Department:

  • 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 proper documentation that corresponds to the type of business you are affiliated with. Listed below are the 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 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 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 number, if any. The Affidavit must contain a paragraph stating that 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, and a copy of a utility bill or bank statement with the company name and business location must be submitted

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

  • Copy of Filing Receipt or Certificate of Good Standing certified by the State

  • Copy of Articles of Organization certified by the State

  • Copy of 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 Partnership Agreement listing all present officers

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

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

  • 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 in-person by the Licensee to:

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

Office Hours: 9:00 am to 12:45 pm, Monday through Friday

 

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