New York County Permits (New York)

The New York County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as New York County permits. Clerks in New York County, New York may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The New York County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a New York County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

New York Clerk New York NY 141 Worth Street 10013 212-669-2778

New York County Clerk New York NY 60 Centre Street 10007 646-386-5955


A New York County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in New York County, New York may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in New York County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

New York City Hall New York NY City Hall 10007 212-639-9675


A New York County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in New York County, New York issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. New York County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These New York County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

New York City Permits New York NY 1697 Broadway, Ste 602 10019 212-489-6710

New York City Planning Department New York NY 22 Reade Street 10007 212-639-9675