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Well Water Permit

New Application Fees $300.00 - $1,090.00 HOW TO APPLY
Renewal Fees $15.00 - $340.00 OPERATING & RENEWING
Renewal Cycle Annually OPERATING & RENEWING


City Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of

A permit from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is required for the installation, drilling, replacement or operation of a water well, water well pump or well pumping equipment used to supply water to buildings in New York City. There are two types of Well Categories: Potable (drinking) and Non-Potable (not for drinking) Wells. One application is used for both types of permits.

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DoHMH)

Office of Public Health Engineering/Building Water Supply

42-09 28th Street


Long Island City NY 11101
Phone (718) 786-6004

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

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