Photo by Jon Cronin Community Board 9 presented local firehouses with recognition awards at Tuesday night’s meeting; Engine Co., 293 Battalion 5, Division 13 in Woodhaven, Engine Co. 294, Ladder 143, Battalion 51, Division 13 in Richmond Hill, Squad 270, Division 13 in Richmond Hill and Engine Co. 285, Ladder 142, Battalion 51, Division 13 in Ozone Park.
Queens Community Board 9 Community Boards have an important advisory role in dealing with land use and zoning matters, the City budget, municipal service delivery, and many other matters relating to their communities' welfare. Board 9 is here to improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers residing in their community. If you have any problems with your community please feel free to contact us at the numbers below.
New Procedure for Filing Block Party Permit!! Applications for a street activity permit for a block party are no longer available at the Community Board. Applications must be submitted online and / or the Street Activity Permit office at 100 Gold ST. Applications must be filed at least 90 days prior to the event. Must be 18 or older and submit a petition signed by 75% of the residents on the affected block to the CB9 District office in order for your application to be approved by the board. The petition must include legible names, signatures and addresses. If you plan on having amplified sound you must apply for a sound permit at the 102nd Precinct. Follow the link www.nyc.gov/sapo.