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Street Activity Permit Information


The Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO) is charged with the administration of the permit system for street festivals, block parties, religious events, clean-ups, greenmarkets, promotional events and other events that take place on the City's streets and sidewalks. 
SAPO now accepts online permit applications from the public available at E-Apply.

SAPO shall notify the community board in which the proposed event will take place that the application is available for agency review and comment on the CEMS database.

The SAPO rules establish procedures for the processing of applications by Community Boards.  If you have any questions call the Bronx Community Board No. 8 at 718-884-3959.

Bronx Community Board No. 8 has adopted guidelines for the review and approval of street activity permits.  Applicants can become familiar with these guidelines prior to attending a committee of the Board.  See Guidelines for Street Activity Permit Applications 

SAPO Online application


CB8 Street Naming Guidelines


Honorees may have streets named after them due to time, creativity, or heroics in the service of the community.

Get the guidelines


Adopted 197-a Plan by Bronx Community Board 8 in 2003 called:
CD 8 2000: A River to Reservoir Preservation Strategy

In 2003 City Planning Commission and the City Council approved the comprehensive plan submitted by Bronx Community Board 8 pursuant to Section 197a of the City Charter. The plan covers the entire community district, including the neighborhoods of Fieldston, Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge Heights, Marble Hill, Riverdale, Spuyten Duyvil and Van Cortlandt Village. It also includes one of the city's four Special Natural Area Districts, designated in the Zoning Resolution to guide development in areas of outstanding natural beauty.

See the plan (in PDF)
See City Planning Commission Report (in PDF)
Review the City Planning Site



CB8 Senior Resource Guide

The Guide provides direction on how to access basic necessities, supportive services, social and recreational opportunities of interest to our seniors and their families.  Click here to access the Guide or pick up a copy at the Community Board located at 5676 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471.


CB8 Housing Resource Guide

The CB8 Housing Resource Guide is a directory to assist residents with all types of housing needs, including locating market rate or affordable housing, whether for rental, sale or purchase, resolution of housing-related complaints, resources to turn to if you are facing foreclosure or eviction, homelessness resources, sources of legal representation and resources available for small landlords.



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