Effective 9/7/2021, Permits and Letters of Approval will now be sent via email.
Permit holders should create a User ID on FDNY Business and ensure there is a valid email account, and Premises Address associated with their ID to receive Permits and LOAs via email. Permits can also be viewed. See instructions below to get started.
FDNY Business requires a user account on NYC.gov (NYC.ID).
Learn how to start using FDNY Business:
Permits are required to manufacture, store, handle, use, seal or transport hazardous or combustible materials, or to conduct an operation or to maintain a facility in which a permit is required. Permits required by the Fire Code need to be paid for before they are issued. Issued permits need to be kept on the premises they are designated for at all time and available for inspection by an FDNY member.
To learn more about permits, you can refer to Section FC 105 (PDF) of the Fire Code.
The following is a list of permits offered by the FDNY. It is listed in alphabetical order.
Cellulose Nitrate Film
Combustible Dust – Producing Operations
Combustible Material Storage
Commercial Cooking Systems
For assistance with applying for and receiving Permits and Letters of Approval on FDNY Business, contact the FDNY Customer Service Center by dialing 311, or via email at FDNY.BusinessSupport@FDNY.nyc.gov.