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Mayor's Office of Urban Agriculture

For general inquiries, press and appearance requests, and student research inquiries, please fill out our request form.

To contact the Mayor's Office of Urban Agriculture directly, email us at or follow us on Instagram and Twitter, and join us on Facebook.

Dept of City Planning - Zoning Related Questions

For general zoning questions, read the Zoning Help Desk FAQ. If you still have questions, call 212-720-3291 during business hours (8:30am–5:30pm, Monday–Friday, closed on legal holidays). Leave a detailed message with your block and lot information, and a zoning specialist will get back to you within two business days. Or fill out the Zoning Information Inquiry Form.

Department of Parks & Recreation, GreenThumb Program - Community Gardens

For information pertaining to community gardens, contact the GreenThumb Program at the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation:


For all press related inquiries and media events, please contact

Department of Education, Office of Sustainability

For information pertaining to school gardens, contact NYC DOE Office of Sustainability:

Fax 212-788-7913

Department of Buildings

Department of Buildings General Phone Number 212-566-5000

Department of Buildings Borough Offices

Brooklyn: 718-802-3680
Queens: 718-286-7690
Manhattan: 212-393-2552
Bronx: 718-960-4740
Staten Island: 718-816-2300

Department of Buildings Other Contacts

Department of Health

For concerns or questions regarding health rules and regulations, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene can be contacted by dialing 311 or by visiting 311 Online.

Mayor's Office of Food Policy

To contact the Office of the Director of Food Policy, please fill out the information request form.