Step4: Filing of Application & Paying Fees

All land use and environmental (CEQR) applications, application revisions, and any associated fees must be filed in person with:


120 Broadway - 31st Floor
   New York, NY 10271
   Phone numbers: 212.720.3366 - Please leave a voicemail
   Filing hours: New Filings - Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
                        Revisions - Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

As of 01/11/2019 the modified procedure for submitting applications includes making an official appointment as listed below.

If you anticipate a conflict with your scheduled appointment, please call the telephone number listed above. Please be advised that lateness or early arrivals to a scheduled appointment may not be honored. Please further note that it is not permissible to leave any environmental or final land use application materials for official filings with the Receptionist or other Department Staff. All official filings must be handled by Central Intake Staff only. Draft land use application materials can be left with the Receptionist. For draft land use application materials, no appointment is required but please ensure your materials are addressed to the appropriate division at the Department. Thank you.


Applications must meet the following requirements:

  • Each copy of an application and required attachments must be packaged separately and folded to a maximum size of 8 ½ x 14 inches. Rolled plans will not be accepted. 
  • The number of application copies* required for each action is specified on the
    PDF Document Attachment Check List
  • Only one copy of each attachment is required per set, regardless of the number of actions involved.
  • Only one original signature is required per submission.
  • All attachments must be assembled and identified according to the name listed on  the Attachment Check List (e.g. "Project Description","Zoning Analysis", etc.).
  • Information relating to two or more attachments may be consolidated into a single attachment, but must be identified accordingly using all applicable names (e.g. a site plan and ground floor plan would be named "Site Plan and Ground Floor Plan").
  • Double sided copies are encouraged, as well as at least one digital copy of the submissions.

The requisite number of completed applications, including all forms and required attachments, must be submitted in fully assembled sets. An application that is not completely filled out or lacks a required form, attachment or check for the appropriate fee will not be accepted for processing.


To understand the required public review process for some applications, please move on to Step 5: ULURP.