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Sidewalk Crossing Permit


Before you submit your application

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    Prospective applicants should be familiar with the NYC Highway Rules.
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      All applicants must obtain a commercial general liability insurance policy. For specific requirements please refer to the NYC Highway Rules, linked on 'About' tab.
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        All applicants must first register with DOT by completing a Registration Application, available on the 'About' tab. Upon submission of a properly completed registration application and the required insurance the applicant will be issued an ID number, referred to as a permittee number.
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          Businesses that are Corporations or Partnerships must have an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Sole proprietors may use their Social Security Number.
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            There is a $50.00 fee for up to three months.
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              List of accepted payment methods. More info
              • Check
              • E-Check
              • Money Order
              • American Express
              • Discover
              • MasterCard
              • Visa
            • Ready to Apply?

              Steps to apply online:

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              Registered Permittees may apply, pay for, and print their permits anytime anywhere using the NYCStreets Permit Management online system. Please note that although permits can be submitted, paid for, and printed out 24/7, the permit review process occurs only during normal weekday Permit Office hours.