Street Activity Permit Office

The function of the Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO) is to issue permits for street festivals, block parties, farmers markets, commercial or promotional events, and other events on the City's streets, sidewalks and pedestrian plazas while protecting the interests of the City, the community and the general public.

These permit applications are available to the public online by visiting E-Apply, our electronic application system.

If you are unable to apply online, please contact our office at (212) 788-0025 during business hours of Monday through Friday 9 AM – 5 PM EST.

SAPO permits include: