Expedited Reviews

Expedited Certificate of No Effect Service

Certain kinds of interior work may qualify for LPC’s Expedited Certificate of No Effect Service. You may request a permit through this service only if the proposed work or alteration meets these criteria:

  • The interior work will not be performed on any portion of a space designated as an interior landmark.
  • The interior work will not be performed at the first or second story of a building where there is commercial use at the ground floor.
  • The interior work will not involve any change to, replacement of, or penetration of, an exterior wall, window, skylight, or roof, including penetrations, replacements, or changes for ducts, grills, exhaust intakes, vents, or pipes.
  • The interior work will not involve excavation, or will only involve minimal excavation and no underpinning.

The following materials are required to apply for a permit using the Expedited Certificate of No Effect Service:

Please send the above information to:

Expedited Certificate of No Effect Service
Landmarks Preservation Commission
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor North
New York, NY 10007