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    NYC plans to modernize and update our city’s zoning regulations to support small businesses, create affordable housing, and promote sustainability – part of Mayor Eric Adams’ vision for a more inclusive, equitable “City of Yes.” Learn about Zoning for Zero Carbon, Zoning for Economic Opportunity, and Zoning for Housing Opportunity.

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    The Mayor’s Office of Food Policy and the Department of City Planning worked with the Urban Design Forum to help make sure every community has equitable access to fresh food. Learn more from Mayor Eric Adams here.

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    Help us plan for the future of New York City with an equity lens. We have dozens of opportunities for planners, designers, IT pros, HR specialists, and much more. View all the openings at

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    For jobs and opportunities in the life sciences—such as biotech research, medicine manufacturing, and diagnostic labs—there’s nowhere better to be than the NYC metro region. Our new report with the NYC Economic Development Corporation shows that our region has the most life sciences opportunities in the U.S., generating 150k jobs, 5,000 businesses & over $23 billion in wages. Read the report here.

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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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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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