The following boilerplate legal documents may be downloaded and modified to apply to a particular application. Instructions included within each document explain how the boilerplate forms may be used and the requirements for submission directly to the Counsel's Office. The current set of boilerplate legal documents is not comprehensive. Additional documents will be added in the future.
Please be advised that the Department of City Planning reserves the right to modify the provisions of its boilerplate as it deems necessary and may provide a more current version at any time. These provisions are not negotiable. The City of New York will not accept any alteration, deletion, or modification that reduces or otherwise changes the obligations of the Owner/Declarant or the rights of the City of New York.
Prior to executing or recording one of the following legal instruments, read the instructions at the bottom of this page, AND carefully review the " Common Errors To Avoid", which can be printed out and used as a checklist.
A. In Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens:
B. In Staten Island:
To continue with filing and paying fees for your applications, please move on to Step 4: Filing of Applications and Paying Fees.