Update on City Planning Business in light of COVID-19

Office Closures and Contact

To minimize the potential spread of COVID-19, all Department of City Planning (DCP) staff members are temporarily working remotely during normal business hours. The Central Office and all Borough Offices are currently closed.

If you need assistance, please call (212) 720-3300.

ULURP Suspension

The City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) is suspended as of the close of business on Monday, March 16, 2020 by Mayoral Executive Order. Read details of the ULURP suspension.

All Filing

DCP has temporarily revised filing protocols. Please call 212.720.3366 and leave a voicemail or e-mail savila@planning.nyc.gov.

The Zoning Application Portal will be updated as normal.

Zoning Verification Letters

To request a Zoning Verification Letter, please email emerlo@planning.nyc.gov. Please note that the payment process has changed and you will receive payment instructions in response.