Illustration of the Housing Guide

    Our new illustrated guide to City of Yes for Housing Opportunity shows how this proposal would address New York City's housing crisis by making it possible to build a little more housing in every neighborhood. Check it out here!

Mayor Adams surrounding by people

    New Yorkers are tired of empty storefronts. Let’s modernize outdated zoning rules so that it’s easier for small businesses to fill them up! On April 8, advocates and city officials joined together in support of City of Yes for Economic Opportunity, NYC’s plan to make it easier for entrepreneurs and small businesses to find space and grow – learn more, read letters from supporters, and get involved here.

Buildings with a green shade over them

    On March 20, 2024, the City Planning Commission approved Green Fast Track – which will help NYC build housing more efficiently and with less red-tape. Green Fast Track will streamline environmental review for many climate-friendly small and medium sized residential buildings. Learn more here.

Illustrations of principles

    Our new Principles of Good Urban Design Guidebook helps New Yorkers from all walks of life participate in shaping their neighborhoods and city. The Guidebook provides a shared language and set of values that people can use to advocate for improvements to NYC’s look and feel.

People in a outdoor area at night.

    The Bronx Metro-North Plan will complement four new East Bronx train stations with thousands of homes, jobs, enhanced infrastructure and more. The plan entered formal public review on Jan. 22, 2024, following 6 years of collaborative work with Bronxites. Learn about the plan here.

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Zoning Application Portal

DCP’s beta Zoning Application Portal (ZAP) search allows the public to find current and historic information about Land Use applications.

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