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Applicant Portal > Step 4 Printable Version

FILING APPLICATIONS AND PAYING FEES

All land use and environmental (CEQR) applications, application revisions, and any associated fees must be filed in person with:

CENTRAL INTAKE OFFICE
  22 Reade Street, Second floor
   New York, NY 10007
   Phone numbers: 212.720.3382
   Filing hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri:9:00 am-1pm
                       Wed 1-6pm

Applications must meet the following requirements:

  • Each copy of an application and required attachments must be packaged separately and folded to a maximum size of 8 ½ x 14 inches. Rolled plans will not be accepted. 
  • The number of application copies* required for each action is specified on the
    PDF Document Attachment Check List
  • Only one copy of each attachment is required per set, regardless of the number of actions involved.
  • Only one original signature is required per submission.
  • All attachments must be assembled and identified according to the name listed on  the Attachment Check List (e.g. "Project Description","Zoning Analysis", etc.).
  • Information relating to two or more attachments may be consolidated into a single attachment, but must be identified accordingly using all applicable names (e.g. a site plan and ground floor plan would be named "Site Plan and Ground Floor Plan").
  • Double sided copies are encouraged, as well as at least one digital copy of the submissions.

The requisite number of completed applications, including all forms and required attachments, must be submitted in fully assembled sets. An application that is not completely filled out or lacks a required form, attachment or check for the appropriate fee will not be accepted for processing.

PAYING FEES

The application must be submitted with a check or money order payable to the City of New York for the total amount of the required fees in order to be considered complete.

Land Use Fees

Chapter 3 of Title 62 of the Rules of the City of New York

§ 3-06 Fee for Applications Pursuant to City Charter § 197-c and Other Applications.

Except as specifically provided in this section, every type of application listed in Section 3.07, Schedule of Charges, shall include a non-returnable fee which shall be paid by check or money order made out to the City of New York.

The fee for an initial application, or for a modification, renewal or follow-up action, shall be as prescribed in the following Schedule of Charges, provided that if an applicant simultaneously submits applications for several actions relating to the same project, the maximum fee imposed shall be two hundred percent of the single highest fee, provided that such maximum fee limitation shall not apply to supplemental fees. An additional fee shall be charged for any applications later filed in relation to the same project, while such project is pending review and determination.

Agencies of the federal, state or city governments shall not be required to pay fees nor shall any fees be charged if a neighborhood, community or similar association consisting of local residents or homeowners organized on a non-profit basis applies for a zoning map amendment for an area of at least two blocks in size, in which one or more of its members or constituents reside.

§ 3-07 Schedule of Charges

(a) Applications for Special Permits and Zoning Map amendments pursuant to Section
      197-c of the City Charter:
(1) Applications for special permits:

For special permits, the total amount of floor area, or in the case of open uses, area of the zoning lot:

   

Less than 10,000 square feet

$2,040

10,000 to 19,999 square feet

$3,100

20,000 to 39,999 square feet

$4,080

40,000 to 69,999 square feet

$5,215

70,000 to 99,999 square feet

$6,125

100,000 to 239,999 square feet

$6,805

240,000 to 500,000 square feet

$17,765

over 500,000 square feet

$29,485


For this purpose, the amount of floor area shall be calculated based upon the floor area for the entire development or enlargement.

(2) Applications for zoning map amendments, the area of all zoning lots in the area to be rezoned:

Less than 10,000 square feet

$2,190

10,000 to 19,999 square feet

$3,250

20,000 to 39,999 square feet

$4,310

40,000 to 69,999 square feet

$5,445

70,000 to 99,999 square feet

$6,425

100,000 to 239,999 square feet

$7,105

240,000 to 500,000 square feet

$18,445

over 500,000 square feet

$30,620

(b) Applications for changes to the City Map, Landfills:

Except for applications to eliminate a mapped but unimproved street from the property of an owner-occupied, one- or two-family residence, for which no fee shall be charged, fees are as follows:

Elimination of a mapped but unimproved street $1,740
Establishment of a Landfill $3,400
Any other change in The City Street Map $5,445
(c) Applications for franchises and revocable consents:
(1) Applications pursuant to §197-c of the City Charter – $3,400

(2) Enclosed sidewalk cafes pursuant to New York City Administrative Code section 20-225: $55 per seat/minimum of $1360

(d) Applications for amendments to the text of the Zoning Resolution pursuant to
      Section 201 of the City Charter –$5,445

(e) Applications for zoning certifications and zoning authorizations:

(1) For certification for public school space pursuant to Section 107-123 of   Article X, Chapter 7 (Special South Richmond Development District) of the Zoning Resolution, the fee shall be $160.

(2) Pursuant to Article VI, Chapter 2 (Special Regulations Applying in The Waterfront Area), Article X, Chapter 5 (Natural Area District), Article X, Chapter 7 (Special South Richmond Development District) and Article XI, Chapter 9 (Special Hillsides Preservation District) of the Zoning Resolution.

  • Certifications
    For an application for one zoning lot with no more than two existing or proposed dwelling units ­and no commercial or community facility use…. $380

    For all other applications the fee for each zoning lot shall be $430.

    Authorizations
    For an application for one zoning lot with no more than two existing or proposed dwelling units and no commercial or community facility use ….$755

    For all other applications with no commercial or community facility use, the fee shall be based upon the number of dwelling units being proposed, in the amount of $830 per dwelling unit, however, in cases of open uses, the fee shall be based upon the area of the zoning lot, and in cases of community facility or commercial uses, the fee shall be based upon the total amount of floor area, as follows:

    Less than 10,000 square feet $1,060
    10,000 to 19,999 square feet $1,590
    20,000 to 39,999 square feet $2,040
    40,000 to 69,999 square feet $2,645
    70,000 to 99,999 square feet $3,100
    100,000 square feet and over $3,400

(3) Pursuant to §95-04 (Transit Easements) of the Zoning Resolution --      $270

(4) Pursuant to all other sections of the Zoning Resolution:

  • Total amount of floor area, or in the case of open uses, area of the zoning lot:

    Less than 10,000 square feet $1,060
    10,000 to 19,999 square feet $1,590
    20,000 to 39,999 square feet $2,040
    40,000 to 69,999 square feet $2,645
    70,000 to 99,999 square feet $3,100
    100,000 square feet and over $3,400

    In the case of a transfer of development rights or floor area bonus, the fee shall be based upon the amount of floor area associated with such transfer or bonus.
(f) Modifications, follow-up actions and renewals
(1) The fee for an application which requests a modification of a previously approved application, where the new application is subject to § 197-c of the New York City Charter, shall be the same as the current fee for an initial application, as set forth in this Schedule of Charges.

(2) The fee for an application which requests a modification of a previously approved application, where the new application is not subject to § 197-c of the New York City Charter, shall be one-half of the current fee for an initial application, as set forth in this Schedule of Charges.

(3) The fee for a follow up action under the Zoning Resolution, or a restrictive declaration or other legal instrument shall be one-quarter of the amount prescribed in this Schedule of Charges for an initial application.

(4) The fee for the renewal of a previously approved enclosed sidewalk cafe shall be one-half of the amount prescribed in this Schedule of Charges for an initial application.

(5) The fee for the renewal pursuant to Section 11-43 of the Zoning Resolution of a previously approved special permit or authorization which has not lapsed shall be one-half of the amount prescribed in this Schedule of Charges for an initial application.

(g)  Supplemental Fee for Large Projects

In addition to all applicable fees as set forth above, a supplemental fee shall be required for the following applications:

Applications that may result in the development of 500,000 to 999,999 square feet of floor area

 $80,000

Applications that may result in the development of 1,000,000 to 2,499,000 square feet of floor area

$120,000

Applications that may result in the development of at least 2,500,000 square feet of floor area

$160,000

§ 3-08 Natural Feature Restoration Fee

In the event that an application, pursuant to §§105-45, 107-321, 107-65, and 119-40 of the Zoning Resolution, for the restoration of trees that have been removed or topography that has been altered without the prior approval of the City Planning Commission pursuant to §§105-40, 107-60, 119-10, 119-20, or 119-30 of the Zoning Resolution is filed, the fee for such application shall be $.10 per square foot, based upon the total area of the zoning lot, but in no case to exceed $18,900.00. 

This section shall not apply to developments for which zoning applications have been approved by the City Planning Commission prior to January 6, 1983 and for which an application for a building permit has been filed prior to January 6, 1983.


§ 3-09 Fee for Zoning Verification

The fee for a request that the Department of City Planning verify in writing the zoning district(s) in which a property is located shall be $110 per request. Each zoning verification request shall be made in writing, and shall include the address, borough, tax block and lot(s) of the property. Each separate property shall be a separate request; however, a property comprised of multiple contiguous tax lots shall be treated as a single request.


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CEQR Fees:

Chapter 3 of Title 62 of the Rules of the City of New York

§ 3-01 Fee for CEQR Applications.

Except as specifically provided in this section, every application made pursuant to Executive Order 91 and Chapter 5 of these rules shall include a non-refundable fee which shall be submitted to the lead agency for the action or to an agency that could be the lead agency pursuant to § 5-03 of the rules of the Commission, and shall be in the form of a check or money order made out to the "City of New York". The fee for an application shall be as prescribed in the following Schedule of Charges, § 3-02 of these rules. The fee for modification for an action, which modification is not subject to § 197-c of the New York City Charter shall be twenty percent of the amount prescribed in the Schedule of Charges for an initial application. The fee for any modification for an action, which is subject to § 197-c of the New York City Charter shall be the amount set forth in the Schedule of Charges (§3-02) as if the modification were an initial application for the action. Where the fee for an application is set pursuant to § 3-02(a), and the square footage of the proposed modification is different from the square footage of the original action, the fee for an application for the modification shall be based upon the square footage of the modified action or as set forth in § 3-02(b), as determined by the lead agency.

Agencies of the federal, state or city governments shall not be required to pay fees, nor shall a neighborhood, community or similar association consisting of local residents or homeowners organized on a non-profit basis be required to pay fees, if the proposed action for purposes of CEQR review consists of a zoning map amendment for an area of at least two blocks in size, in which one or more of its members or constituents reside. Fees shall be paid when the application is filed, and these fees may not be combined in one check or money order with fees required pursuant to other land use applications submitted to the Department of City Planning or the City Planning Commission. No application shall be processed by the lead agency until the fee has been paid and twenty-five copies of the application have been filed with the lead agency.

§ 3-02 Schedule of Charges

(a) Projects measurable in square feet (Square Footage of Total Project).

Less than 10,000 sq. ft.

$460

10,000 to 19,999 sq. ft.

$1,350

20,000 to 39,999 sq. ft.

 $2,940

40,000 to 59,999 sq. ft.

$5,465

60,000 to 79,999 sq. ft.

$8,195

80,000 to 99,999 sq. ft.

$13,660

100,000 to 149,999 sq. ft.

$27,325

150,000 to 199,999 sq. ft.

$47,815

200,000 to 299,999 sq. ft.

$71,415

300,000 to 499,999 sq. ft.

$128,545

500,000 to 1,000,000 sq. ft

   $192,820

Over 1,000,000 sq. ft.

 $314,225

(b) Projects not measurable in square feet
(Ex. bus franchises) $1,880
Type II Actions $110
(c)  Supplemental Fee for Environmental Mitigation

In addition to all other applicable fees as set forth above, a supplemental fee of $8,000 shall be required for CEQR applications filed on or after July 1, 2009, for which a restrictive declaration to ensure compliance with project components related to the environment and/or mitigation of significant adverse impacts will be executed.

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To understand the required public review process for some applications, please move on to Step 5: ULURP.



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