By supporting businesses through equitable enforcement and access to resources and by helping to resolve complaints, DCWP protects the marketplace from predatory practices and strives to create a culture of compliance.
To help you avoid violations and see what our inspectors look for during inspections, read our inspection checklists.
To ensure our records are up to date with your information and you have the right tools to use for your business, download forms, signs, and templates.
Learn about your responsibilities on workplace laws enforced by DCWP.
DCWP offers important tips for businesses, including identity theft prevention tips, information about the Air Conditioning Law, and more. Learn more about tips for businesses.
In September 2022, NYC launched the NYC Business Express Service Team (BEST) initiative to provide small businesses with one-on-one expert support and cut time spent navigating City government. Services are available in multiple languages. Download the outreach flyer in: English | Español (Spanish) | العربية (Arabic) | বাংলা (Bengali) | 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified) | 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional) | Français (French) | Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian Creole) | 日本語 (Japanese) | 한국어 (Korean) | नेपाली (Nepali) | Język Polski (Polish) | Русский (Russian) | བོད་ཡིག (Tibetan) | ردو (Urdu) | דיש (Yiddish)
If you have a question about laws that DCWP enforces, you can speak with DCWP’s Business Compliance Counsel.
Visit nyc.gov/business to learn more about common business regulations and to access resources to assist your business.