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    New Yorkers working together can slow the spread of COVID-19 in New York City. Get the latest official guidance from the Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene about what you can do.
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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.

DCP's 2020 Summer Internship Program


    The Department of City Planning is excited to announce this summer’s 10-week paid internship program. If you are interested in being contacted when applications open, please complete this brief survey.

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 potential spread of COVID-19, all Department of City Planning (DCP) staff members are temporarily working remotely, during normal business hours. The Central Office and all Borough Offices are currently closed. If you need assistance, please call (212) 720-3300.

The City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) is suspended as of the close of business on Monday, March 16, 2020 by Mayoral Executive Order. Read details of the ULURP suspension.

All Filing
City Planning has temporarily revised filing protocols. Please call 212.720.3366 - leave a voicemail or e-mail (savila@planning.nyc.gov).

The Zoning Application Portal will be updated as normal.

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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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