Street Works Manual

Appendices

Appendix A—Common Permit Types and Documents Needed

Street Opening Permits

Permit Type Description Fee Maximum Duration (days) Conditions Necessary Document- ation
0100 OPEN SWALK TO INSTALL FOUNDATION $135 30/90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL or REQUIRES DOT FRANCHISE DOB PERMIT
DOT FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
0102 MAJOR INSTALLATION – HIGH VOLTAGE $135/380 30/90 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0103 MAJOR INSTALLATION – GAS $135/380 30/90 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0104 MAJOR INSTALLATION – STEAM $135/380 30/90 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0105 MAJOR INSTALLATION – TELEPHONE $135/380 30/90 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0106 TRANSFORMER VAULT – ON RDWAY $135/380 15/30 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0107 TRANSFORMER VAULT - ON SIDEWALK $135 15/30 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0108 INSTALLATION OF POLES $135 30 REQUIRES DOT STREET LIGHTING APPROVAL N/A
0109 MAJOR INSTALLATION - WATER $135/380 30/90 REQUIRES DEP APPROVAL DEP WATER SLIP
0110 MAJOR INSTALLATION - CABLE $135/380 30/90 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE DoITT FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
(Initial Submission Only)
0111 MAJOR INSTALLATION - SEWER $135/380 30/90 REQUIRES DEP APPROVAL DEP SEWER SLIP
0113 REPAIR WATER $135/380 15/30 REQUIRES DEP APPROVAL DEP WATER SLIP
0114 REPAIR SEWER $135/380 15/30 REQUIRES DEP APPROVAL DEP SEWER SLIP
0115 REPAIR WATER AND SEWER $135/380 15/30 REQUIRES DEP APPROVAL DEP WATER AND SEWER SLIPS
0116 FUEL OIL LINE (SIDEWALK ONLY) $135 15 REQUIRES PROPERTY OWNER APPROVAL

REQUIRES FIRE DEPARTMENT APPROVAL
LETTER FROM PROPERTY OWNER

LETTER FROM FIRE DEPARTMENT
0117 VAULT CONSTRUCTION OR ALTERATION $135 30 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB VAULT PERMIT

DOT APPROVED PLANS
0118 RESET, REPAIR OR REPLACE CURB $135 30 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL or
REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB BUILDER'S PAVEMENT PLAN (BPP) AUTHORIZATION FORM

DOT APPROVED SCARA FORM
0119 PAVE STREET $135 15 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL or
REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB BUILDER'S PAVEMENT PLAN (BPP) AUTHORIZATION FORM

DOT APPROVED SCARA FORM
0120 TREE PIT $135 30 REQUIRES DPR APPROVAL or
REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL
DPR PERMIT

DOB BUILDER'S PAVEMENT PLAN (BPP) AUTHORIZATION FORM
0122 REPAIR GAS $135/380 30 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0123 REPAIR STEAM $135/380 30 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0124 REPAIR ELECTRIC OR COMMUNICATIONS $135/380 30 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE N/A
0126 TEST PITS OR CORES OR BORINGS $135/380 15 REQUIRES PROPERTY OWNER APPROVAL
(Unless Government contract)
LETTER FROM PROPERTY OWNER
(Unless Government contract)
ENGINEERING PLANS
0127 CONDUIT CONSTRUCTION (CABLE, TELECOMMUNICATION) AND FRANCHISE $135/380 15 REQUIRES CITY FRANCHISE or
REQUIRES DOT FRANCHISE
CITY FRANCHISE AGREEMENT

DOT FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
0128 ERECT CANOPY $135 30 REQUIRES DOT HIGHWAY INSPECTION QUALITY ASSURANCE (HIQA) APPROVAL N/A
0129 INSTALL STREET FURNITURE $135 30 REQUIRES DOT FRANCHISE DOT FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
0130 LAND FILL $135 30 PROPERTY OWNER APROVAL

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
LETTER FROM PROPERTY OWNER
0131 PRIVATE SEWER $135/380 30 REQUIRES DOT FRANCHISE

REQUIRES DEP APPROVAL
DOT FRANCHISE AGREEMENT

DEP APPROVED ENGINEERING PLANS
0132 INSTALL FENCE $135 30 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL DOB FENCE PERMIT
0133 INSTALL TRAFFIC SIGNALS $135/380 30 REQUIRES APPROVAL FROM DOT SIGNALS UNIT or

REQUIRES DOT CONTRACT

DOT SIGNALS APPROVED PLANS

DOT NOTICE TO PROCEED

(Initial submission only)
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DOT SIGNALS APPROVED PLANS
0138 INSTALLATION OF FIRE ALARM $135 30 REQUIRES FIRE DEPARTMENT CONTRACT FDNY NOTICE TO PROCEED
0139 INSTALLATION OF BUS SHELTER $135 30 REQUIRES DOT FRANCHISE DOT FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
0151 PUBLIC TELEPHONES $135 30 LIMITED TO CITY FRANCHISEE DoITT FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
(Initial submission only)
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DoITT APPROVAL LETTER
(Each Location)

Building Operations/Construction Activity Permits

Permit Type Description Fee Maximum Duration (days) Conditions Necessary Documentation
0201 PLACE MATERIAL ON ST $80-140 30-90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL (IF IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW BUILDING OR BUILDING ALTERATION)

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB PERMIT

IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER DOT PERMITS
0202 CROSSING SIDEWALK $50 30-90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL (IF IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW BUILDING OR BUILDING ALTERATION)

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB PERMIT

IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER DOT PERMITS
0203 CRANE OR SHOVEL ON STREET $150 1st week then $50 Per 1 WK-12Wks REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL

MAY ALSO REQUIRE DOT APPROVAL

DOB CRANES AND DERRICKS FORM
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DOB CRANE NOTICE (CN) (If Applicable)
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ENGINEERING PLANS (If Applicable)

DOT OVER-DIMENSIONAL PERMIT
0204 PLACE EQUIP. OTHER THAN CRANE OR SHOVEL $50 PER 30-90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL (IF IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW BUILDING OR BUILDING ALTERATION)

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB PERMIT

IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER DOT PERMITS
0205 PLACE SHANTY OR TRAILER ON STREET $50 PER 30-90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL DOB PERMIT
0207 FRANCHISE INSTALLATION (OVERHEAD STRUCTURE) $50 30-90 REQUIRES DOT FRANCHISE DOT FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
0208 TEMPORARY PEDESTRIAN WALK $50 30-90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL (IF IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW BUILDING OR BUILDING ALTERATION)

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB PERMIT

IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER DOT PERMITS
0210 DECORATIVE STREET LIGHTS $50 30-90 REQUIRES APPROVAL FROM DOT STREET LIGHTING UNIT DOT STREET LIGHTING APPROVAL FORM
0211 OCCUPANCY OF ROADWAY AS STIPULATED $50 30-90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL (IF IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW BUILDING OR BUILDING ALTERATION)

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB PERMIT

IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER DOT PERMITS
0214 PLACE CONTAINER ON STREET $50 PER 30-90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL (IF IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW BUILDING OR BUILDING ALTERATION)

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB PERMIT

IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER DOT PERMITS
0215 OCCUPANCY OF SIDEWALK AS STIPULATED $50 30-90 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL (IF IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NEW BUILDING OR BUILDING ALTERATION)

REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL
DOB PERMIT

IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER DOT PERMITS
0221 SIGNS & PAVEMENT MARKINGS $50 30-90 REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL DOT APPROVED ENGINEERING PLANS

Sidewalk Construction Permits

Permit Type Description Fee Maximum Duration (days) Conditions Necessary Documentation
0401 REPAIR SIDEWALK $70 PER 300 LF 30 N/A PLAN OR SKETCH
0402 CONSTRUCT NEW SIDEWALK $70 PER 300 LF 30 REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL DOT APPROVED SCARA FORM
0403 REPLACE SIDEWALK $70 PER 300 LF 30 REQUIRES DOT APPROVAL DOT APPROVED SCARA FORM
0405 NEW SIDEWALK , BUILDERS PAVEMENT (BPP) $70 PER 300 LF 30 REQUIRES DOB APPROVAL DOB BUILDER'S PAVEMENT PLAN (BPP) AUTHORIZATION FORM
0500 VAULT LICENSE $35 1 TIME DOT FRANCHISE APPROVAL DOT AND DOB APPROVED PLANS

Canopy Permits

Permit Type Description Fee Maximum Duration (days) Conditions Necessary Documentation
0701 HOTEL CANOPY $50 1 YEAR REQUIRES DOT HIGHWAY INSPECTION QUALITY ASSURANCE (HIQA) APPROVAL N/A
0702 RESTAURANT $50 1 YEAR REQUIRES DOT HIGHWAY INSPECTION QUALITY ASSURANCE (HIQA) APPROVAL N/A
0703 RESIDENCE $50 1 YEAR REQUIRES DOT HIGHWAY INSPECTION QUALITY ASSURANCE (HIQA) APPROVAL N/A
0704 MISCELLANEOUS $50 1 YEAR REQUIRES DOT HIGHWAY INSPECTION QUALITY ASSURANCE (HIQA) APPROVAL N/A
0705 SIDEWALK CAFE $25 1 YEAR REQUIRES DOT HIGHWAY INSPECTION QUALITY ASSURANCE (HIQA) APPROVAL N/A