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Summer Internships

    NYC Planning is accepting applications for our paid summer internships! Get on-the-job experience, expert training, and invaluable visits to neighborhoods across the city -- like the group shown here on NYC's oldest bridge, the High Bridge, between Manhattan and the Bronx. See all opportunities at

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    NYC's new Equitable Development Data Explorer will help you have conversations about racial equity and planning for a fairer city. The explorer gives you easy access to data about housing, demographics, public health and more. You can compare that data across neighborhoods and racial and ethnic groups. Learn more here.

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    New York City has approved the Open Restaurants zoning amendment to allow al fresco dining, a move towards a permanent outdoor dining program – anticipated for 2023 – that will make it less costly and faster for mom-and-pops to safely serve customers outside.

    Learn more here, including ways to give feedback on design guidelines to ensure outdoor dining is safe, accessible, and welcoming.

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    Get involved in land use changes: this 5-minute video walks through the basics of NYC's public review process known as ULURP. The 7-month process is designed to incorporate New Yorkers’ voices from start to finish.

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Zoning Application Portal

DCP’s beta Zoning Application Portal (ZAP) search allows the public to find current and historic information about Land Use applications.

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