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    It can't be said enough: thank you to the New Yorkers on the front line of the COVID-19 crisis.
    The Dept. of City Planning and City Planning Commission send a heartfelt appreciation to our neighbors, friends, family members and fellow city workers who are on the front lines protecting our city. See our notes and words of gratitude in this video.
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    The 2020 Census is now live! You can fill it out online right now in 13 languages at my2020census.gov, or by phone at (844) 330-2020. It only takes about 10 minutes and your information cannot be shared with anyone by law.

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    Interested in connecting professionally with the Department of City Planning (DCP)? We would love to hear from you. Complete our brief survey to learn more about professional opportunities, such as internships.

Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency: Planning for Resilient Neighborhoods

    Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency is a set of recommendations for a zoning text amendment to foster flood-resistant buildings and incorporate sea level rise in their designs as projected by the New York City Panel on Climate Change. The initiative proposes to make permanent zoning provisions that were adopted on a temporary basis in 2013 and improve them to reduce flood risks in the city’s most vulnerable areas now and in the future.

Population FactFinder

    NYC Population FactFinder (PFF) has been completely rebuilt on an open source platform, allowing users to build population profiles for custom defined areas. Its fast intuitive design incorporates powerful features, including: expanded content, change over time, data visualizations, & shareable links. All profiles include data reliability guidance, giving users confidence to republish findings.

Update on City Planning Business in light of COVID-19

To minimize the spread of COVID-19, Department of City Planning (DCP) offices are currently closed while staff work remotely. If you need assistance, please call (212) 720-3300.

The City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) is suspended as of March 16, 2020 by Mayoral Executive Order. DCP has temporarily revised its filing, zoning verification and other protocols. Read complete details of our revised protocols here, including translations into 10 languages.

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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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