Canopy authorizations and permits are required to place a canopy over the sidewalk. Canopy placement must be adequate for public safety and must be suitable to the circumstances of the proposed canopy location and not interfere with the public use of the sidewalk. Listed in the following paragraphs are some of the requirements...
A hold is a "do not release" order that can be placed on permits or permittees to prevent the permit from being processed. Any given permit or permittee may be subject to one or more holds. Contact information pertaining to the release of holds by NYC DOT can be found in Appendix C, NYC DOT Contact Information. Permit Office...
NYC DOT may revoke or refuse to renew a permit for any of the reasons listed below. The Highway Rules, Section 2-02(k) contains additional information. For failure to comply with the terms or conditions of such permit, the Highway Rules or other applicable law in carrying out the activity for which the permit was issued;...
Suspension of Application Review— NYC DOT may suspend the review of applications for permits pending: Payment by an applicant of outstanding fines, civil penalties or judgments imposed or entered against such applicant by a court or ECB; Payment by an applicant of outstanding fees or other charges lawfully assessed by NYC DOT...
Entities that perform work in the streets—from utilities or contractors accessing subsurface infrastructure to property owners repairing sidewalks—must follow certain procedures when undertaking such work and must meet restoration requirements following its completion. About this Chapter The way street work is executed...
Call 911 to report a gas odor or a gas leak. Permits— In order to perform work in the street, it is necessary to obtain a permit from NYC DOT. Permits are available for various types of work, including Street Opening Permits, Building Operations/Construction Activity Permits, and Sidewalk Construction Permits. The requested...
Street excavations must be performed in accordance with Section 2-11 (e) of the Highway Rules  Some of the requirements include, but are not limited to the following, where the applicant must: Give notice to New York 811*. In accordance with New York State Industrial Code Rule No. 53 relating to construction, for excavation and...
NYC DOT's HIQA unit inspects work sites for compliance with Title 19 of the NYC Administrative Code, NYC DOT Rules and Regulations, NYC DOT specifications and NYC DOT permit stipulations. HIQA performs inspections during active construction through its completion and up to the end of the Guarantee Period. HIQA may also inspect...
Private property owners are responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining sidewalks abutting their properties. NYC DOT inspects sidewalks for defects and when a defect is identified, a Sidewalk Violation is issued to the property owner and a copy is submitted to the County Clerk's office. There is no fine associated...