Online Tools

File a 311 Complaint

Visit 311 online to access the most popular complaint services.

Bushwick Zoning Studies

Register to Vote via the NYC Board of Elections

To register to vote in the City of New York, you must: Be a citizen of the United States (includes those persons born in Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Be a New York City resident for at least 30 days, Be 18 years of age before the next election, Not be serving a jail sentence or be on parole for a felony conviction (unless you have received a pardon for voting purposes), Not be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court, Not claim the right to vote elsewhere (oustide the City of New York).

For more information on how to register to vote visit the NYC Board of Elections website. You can also download an application.

NYC Planning Community District Profiles

Community District Profiles are a gateway to data, maps, and other resources describing New York City's 59 community districts, each represented by a community board. The online tool consolidates a wealth of publicly available information into one place, all at a community district level. View the BK CB4 Commnity District Profile

NYC's Zoning and Land Use (ZoLa) Map

ZoLa provides a simple way to research zoning regulations. Find the zoning for your property, discover new proposals for your neighborhood, and learn where City Planing initiatives are happening throughout the City. To search for specific zoning applications visit the NYC Planning Zoning Application Portal (ZAP).

The Automated City Register Information System (ACRIS)

ACRIS allows you to seach property records and view document images for Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, and Brooklyn from 1966 to the present.

Active Street Construction Permits Issued by NYCDOT

To begin a search, you must first select a borough and at least one other location parameter (e.g. Community District or On Street). Select additional criteria to further narrow a search. Alternatively, you may simply enter a permit number. View active permits by NYCDOT.

Buildings Information System (BIS)

The Department's Buildings Information System (BIS) provides the public with real-time access to Department data and information, including: Complaints, Inspections, Application processing, Accounting information, Periodic safety reports, Equipment tracking, Trade licensing and contractor tracking.

NYC Street Closures Map

Use the new Citywide street closures map to get the latest information about roadwork, parades, street fairs and more, by time, date and location.

Report a Pothole in NYC

A pothole is a hole in the street with a circular or ovular shape and a definable bottom. To be 'actionable' the pothole should be at least one foot in diameter and three inches deep. Typically, a DOT inspector will check the pothole. If actionable, DOT will repair it. Report a pothole in NYC.

NYC OASIS Interactive Map

The Open Accessible Space Information System (OASIS) website provides the richest source of community maps for New York City -- free and all in one place. It helps nonprofits, community groups, educators, students, public agencies, and local businesses develop a better understanding of their environment with interactive maps of open spaces, property information, transportation networks, and more.

NYC Open Data

NYC Open Data makes the wealth of public data generated by various New York City agencies and other City organizations available for public use. As part of an initiative to improve the accessibility, transparency, and accountability of City government, this catalog offers access to a repository of government-produced, machine-readable data sets.

Pratt Center Neighborhood Data Portal

The Neighborhood Data Portal map displays essential information making it easier for community groups, students, and others without access to expensive software to obtain essential information about their communities.

FEMA flood map data lookup tool

The "What Is My BFE?" tool can help you compare the effective and revised FEMA flood hazard data available for your property.

United States Census 2020

The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. Each home will receive an invitation to respond to a short questionnaire-online, by phone, or by mail.

The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for individuals and their community. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources based on census data.

For more information visit the U.S. Census 2020 website.

NYC Charter Revision Commissions