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Small Business Resources

Small Business Resources

The following resources are meant to assist small business owners make their businesses accessible. Please refer to the documents below to understand the financial benefits of making business accessible as well as the educational materials that explain how.

Business Resources for Re-opening Post COVID-19

As NYC re-opens post-COVID19 and restaurants expand outdoor seating to accommodate social distancing, we cannot forget about accessibility. The following guidance provides requirements for maintaining physical accessibility for outdoor dining.

NYC MOPD Open Restaurants Accessibility Requirements
NYC MOPD Open Storefronts Accessibility Requirements

Small Business Services' Storefront Improvements Guide

Storefronts are important to New York City neighborhoods. They house local businesses, are a visible part of the street, and define the character and feel of a community. As storefronts are re-opening across the City and taking advantage of the Open Storefronts all business owners are required to maintain ADA compliance for their entrances and immediate sidewalks

This information and more is laid out in the SBS Storefront Improvements Guide.

Additional Small Business Resources