Each type of project submitted to the Public Design Commission has specific submission requirements. Please click on your project type in the list to the left for more information and a detailed checklist. Use the checklist to ensure that submissions are complete and include it in your submission packages. Additional information may be requested by staff if necessary to clarify a proposal.

An application form is required for each project submitted to the Design Commission. This form requires the Community Board and City Council District for each project.

Download the application form.

Find the Community Board.

Find the City Council District.

All submissions must be coordinated in advance with the appropriate City agency liaisons. See Design Review Procedures for more information.

Submission Materials and Directions

All project submissions should be coordinated with City agency liaisons who are responsible for sending them digitally to the PDC by 12 p.m. on submission dates. City agency liaisons should coordinate the delivery of material samples or large models with Public Design Commission staff. Hard copies are not currently being accepted on submission dates.

For approved projects, hard copies are required to be delivered the Tuesday after meeting dates and deliveries should also be coordinated with City agency liaisons. Please have hard copies delivered directly to the Manhattan Municipal Building, Mail Room, 1 Centre Street, but address packages to the Public Design Commission, City Hall, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10007. If mailing hard copies, address the package to the Public Design Commission, City Hall, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10007. Please ensure that the delivered copies are comprehensive and match what was ultimately reviewed and approved by the PDC.

Find the meeting dates and submission deadlines.