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Our office is busier than ever, but our staffing remains unchanged. We apologize in advance but we must ask that if you have any requests for Documents, Copies or other such information, please email us at to submit your request and we will get back to you to make arrangements with a time that fits into our day.


File a 311 Complaint

Visit 311 Online to access 311's most popular complaint services.

Gowanus Neighborhood Planning Study

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Gowanus Atlas - A civic engagement tool from Gowanus By Design.

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Letter to Mayor de Blasio from Community Board 6 in response to Gowanus Neighborhood Letter

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New York City Charter Commission

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Community District Profiles

The Community District Profiles is your gateway to data, maps, and other resources describing New York City's 59 community districts. The new Profiles tool consolidates a wealth of publicly available information into one place, all at the community district level. View the BKCB6 Community Profile

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 online

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.

Geographic Online Address Translator (GOAT)

Geographic Online Address Translator (GOAT) allows you to enter a New York City geographic location, such as an address, intersection, street segment, street stretch, block and lot or BIN, and returns back related geographic information, such as cross streets, side of street, tax block and lot (AKA Parcel - ID), five-digit ZIP code, census tract and block, police precinct, community district and city council district.

New York City Solar Map

This map shows existing solar PV and solar thermal installations in NYC and gives an estimate of solar PV potential for every rooftop in the five boroughs. The New York City Solar Map is a tool that all New Yorkers can use to learn about the potential for solar on their buildings and across the city. View the New York City Solar Map

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 online

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.