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Canopy Permit


City Transportation, Department of

A permit from the Department of Transportation (DOT) is required for the installation or maintenance of any canopy on a sidewalk at the entrance to a building or place of business within a building. Please note that the installation of a new canopy requires a licensed professional. Prior to installation, approval must be obtained from the NYCDOT Highway Inspection Quality Assurance Unit.

NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Queens Borough Office
120-55 Queens Blvd.
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
Phone (718) 286-7620

Highway Inspection Quality Assurance (HIQA) – Bronx Borough Office

1400 Willimsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10461

NYC Department of Transportation (DOT)

55 Water Street
New York, NY 10041

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Canopy Permit

NYC Department of Buildings (DOB)

Staten Island Borough Office
10 Richmond Terrace, Borough Hall, 2nd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone (718) 420-5400

Office of Permit Management - Brooklyn

16 Court Street
15th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

NYC Department of Transportation (DOT)

Highway Inspection Quality Assurance (HIQA)
Manhattan Borough Office
59 Maiden Lane, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone (212) 839-4714
Fax (212) 839-4741
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