COVID-19 Response

September 22, 2021 Update: LPC will resume fully remote public hearings/meetings on Tuesday, September 28th under Governor Hochul’s recent order. Public hearings/meetings will be conducted via the Zoom teleconferencing application, which allows applicants and members of the public to participate using the Zoom app on their computer or smartphone or by telephone using a dial-in number. For more information, see our hearings page.

While we have staff in the office, please continue to send all correspondence and communicate with us by email so that we can respond more quickly. Applications and corresponding materials should continue to be submitted electronically via E-Filing.

The below outlines measures we have taken to ensure we can continue to serve the city while protecting the health of its employees and the general public.

Public Hearings/Meetings

LPC will resume fully remote public hearings/meetings on Tuesday, September 28th under Governor Hochul’s recent order. Public hearings/meetings will be conducted via the Zoom teleconferencing application, which allows applicants and members of the public to participate using the Zoom app on their computer or smartphone or by telephone using a dial-in number. See instructions for participating in our virtual public hearing/meetings below. For more information, see our hearings page.

If you have any concerns about access to and/or participating in our virtual hearings, please contact Sasha Sealey, Community and Intergovernmental Affairs Associate, at sasealey@lpc.nyc.gov and we will work with you to make accommodations.

Applications and Permits

LPC is accepting electronic filing of all permit applications and is issuing permits electronically. Application forms and associated drawings, photographs and other materials must be emailed to LPC at applications@lpc.nyc.gov. Do not mail or messenger paper application forms, drawings or other materials to the office; you will be asked to resubmit them electronically. Read more about E-filing below.

Doing Business with LPC

While we have staff in the office, please continue to send correspondence and communicate with us by email so that we can respond more quickly. 

This is an extraordinary time and we greatly appreciate your support as we work to continue to provide important governmental functions.  We will continue to update the public with any new and pertinent information as necessary by email, through our website nyc.gov/landmarks and through our social media channels (follow us on Twitter @nyclandmarks and like us on Facebook).

For more information on COVID-19, including guidance and safety tips, go to nyc.gov/coronavirus