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NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)—formerly the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)—licenses more than 45,000 businesses in more than 40 different industries.
Use our online service Search Business to see if an individual or business holds a DCWP license.
Note: You will be redirected to a new web page. You do NOT need to log in or create an account to search business.
DCWP created an online map that allows you to find existing sidewalk café locations near you and see the details about the café. Go to the map.