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Participating Agencies

Department of Buildings (DOB)

The NYC Department of Buildings ensures the safe and lawful use of over 900,000 buildings and properties by enforcing the City's Building Code, Electrical Code, Zoning Resolution, New York State Labor Law and New York State Multiple Dwelling Law. Our main activities include performing plan examinations, issuing construction permits, inspecting properties, and licensing trades. We also issue Certificates of Occupancy and Place of Assembly permits. In all our activities, our focus is on safety, service, and integrity.

Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) primary responsibility is to ensure that other City agencies have the critical resources and support they need to provide the best possible services to the public. To assist City agencies, DCAS administers the civil service system for all NYC employees; purchases and inspects goods in excess of $100,000 for use by City agencies; and administers the City's portfolio of public buildings, including City Hall, the Manhattan and Brooklyn Municipal Buildings, all Borough Halls and City and State Courts. DCAS also purchases, sells and leases real property and locates space for use by City agencies.

Department of Finance (DOF)

"We administer the tax and revenue laws of the City fairly, efficiently and transparently to instill public confidence and encourage compliance while providing exceptional customer service."

Fire Department (FDNY)

The mission of the Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the City from fire, promote fire prevention and fire safety education, as well as to provide emergency medical services to those in need.

Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT)

The Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) oversees the City's use of existing and emerging technologies in government operations, and its delivery of services to the public. DoITT works to improve the government's efficiency through technology, and to make communication with the government straightforward and clear.

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC)

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is responsible for protecting New York City's architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings and sites by granting them landmark or historic district status, and regulating them after designation.

Mayor's Office of Contract Services (MOCS)

The Mayor's Office of Contract Services works with agencies, vendors, and providers to ensure that the contracting process is fair, efficient, transparent, and cost effective to the City.

Department of Sanitation (DSNY)

DSNY is the nation's - perhaps the world's - largest and most diverse cleaning and collection agency.  Department of Sanitation is considered New York's Strongest.