Expedited Reviews

FasTrack Service

Below are the types of work that qualify for FasTrack service, as well as tips for keeping your application on track.

Please note that to receive a permit within 10 days, you must submit the FasTrack Application Form and relevant descriptive materials to LPC. You may use the same application for projects involving more than one of the work types listed below:

  • Interior Alterations
  • Notices of Compliance/”Sign Offs” for Interior Work for the Department of Buildings
  • Reviews of ‘As Built’ Drawings for the Department of Buildings’ Applications for Certificates of Occupancy, Place of Assembly Permits or Other ‘No Work’ Applications
  • Concrete Sidewalk Replacement and Below Grade Building Utility Installations
  • Minor Restorative Work on Rear Façades
  • Window Replacement on Non-Visible Facades
  • Window/Door Opening Modification on Non-Visible Facades
  • Rear Decks on Non-Visible Facades and Non-Visible Roof Decks
  • Non-Visible HVAC Units in Rear Yards and Areaways
  • Non-Visible HVAC Equipment on Rooftops
  • Through-the-Wall HVAC Equipment on Secondary and Non-Visible Facades
  • Through-the-Window HVAC Equipment on Secondary and Non-Visible Facades
  • Wall-Mounted HVAC Units on Secondary and Non-Visible Facades
  • Sidewalk Cafés

Tips for Keeping Your Application on the FasTrack

Incomplete or incorrect applications take longer to review. To keep your project on the FasTrack, and ensure a successful experience, make sure you do the following when you fill out your FasTrack Application Form and when you work with LPC staff:

  • Check all the boxes on the application form that describe your project
  • If you check “other” on the application, please remember to include an explanation
  • On the checklist in Part 1 of the FasTrack Application Form, check all the boxes for the required materials and submit them with your application
  • If an LPC staffer requests additional materials, try to submit them within three working days
  • Submit additional materials by e-mail, as .JPG or .PDF files