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Due to extreme temperatures an Excavation Safety Alert has been issued for July 17, 2019 at 0600 hours until further notice.   Contractors are strongly encouraged to implement the enhanced protective measures listed below for critical facilities, such as primary electric feeders, oil filled electric facilities, gas transmission mains, stream transmission mains, and telecommunications switching stations.
 Enhanced Protective Actions
· Cease all activity involving excavation within 96 inches from the outside edge of the  facility trench to the marked critical facilities.
· Excavation activity may resume around critical facilities only if the contractor digs by  hand and uncovers the critical facility. Once the location and extent of the critical facility  is visually confirmed, excavation may resume utilizing powered equipment to within four (4)  feet of the edge of the critical facility.
·Other restricted activities in the presence of critical facilities include, but are not  limited to, backfilling and tamping and installing piping under critical facility  crossings. When these activities are necessitated by schedule or work area  restrictions/stipulations, the contractor may proceed with extreme caution.  ·        Utilize an excavator observer or 1Cpit man 1D to the assist the equipment operator when  operating excavation equipment. 
General Protective Activities :  Call Before You Dig: New York City and Long Island One Call System (800-272-4480)  ·  Wait the Required Time  ·  Confirm Utility Response  ·        Respect the markings  ·  Dig with Care: Take all reasonable steps necessary to avoid damage to and or otherwise  interfere with underground facilities.   
Please see the Excavation Safety Alert bulletin:
Online payments for CAR bills and CRC PERMITS will not be available due to system maintenance on Sunday, 07/21/2019, from 07:30 a.m. to 08:30 a.m  All other permits are not affected.
5/10/19 *** IMPORTANT NOTICE***
New Bicycle Lane Stipulation Changes are Starting Monday, May 13, 2019.  For detailed information on these changes visit:
1/14/19 - NEW ITEM IN NYCSTREETS SYSTEM - CARSBeginning 1/14/19, logged in permittees will be able to protest Corrective Action Requests and also pay for Corrective Action Request bills.
1/10/2019 - Government/Capital Projects:  Please be advised, if you need any assistance regarding your Government Contract/Capital Project Permits or have any questions, concerns or complaints, please send an email directly to       
SHUNTS STEAMSTACKS & NITROGEN TANKS MENU IS BEING RENAMED TO: PLACE EQUIPMENT - AUTOMATED PERMITS.  You can also find the application for Temporary Steel Plates under this menu item.
When updating General Liability insurance, all permittees must provide copies of their General Liability insurance policy’s Additional Insured Endorsements (CG 20 37 04 13 & CG 20 26 04 13) or equivalent. 
 The Name of Additional Insured Person(s) or Organization(s) should read: The City of New York, including its officials and employees.
Location And Description of Completed Operations should read: All Locations as per NYCDOT permits.  These forms are in addition to the Certificate of Insurance and Certification by Broker that permit applicants must already supply. The agency requires this additional documentation to ensure that permitttees have procured compliant insurance that properly makes the City additional insured on their insurance policies.  If you have questions, please contact the Permit office via email at . 
Work Zones & ADA Compliance: NYCDOT has a strong commitment to ensuring pedestrian accessibility within the public right of way. Please review informational document at and ensure that all work is conducted in accordance with local, State and Federal standards to maintain an accessible path of travel.  
FYI**FYI**Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Noise Mitigation Notice ** FYI**FYI
As of May 5, 2018, all Noise Mitigation Plans must now be made publicly available on the DEP website as per Local Law 10 of 2018. The DEP has new fillable forms that must be emailed to the DEP.  Note, these forms must still be made publicly available at the work site by conspicuously posting the plan. The on-line forms are printable for you to post as well as submit to DEP by e-mail.  For more info and/or to submit a Noise Mitigation plan, visit the DEP website:  If you have any questions, please contact the DEP directly.

Any construction work occurring in the street near a tree may require a permit from the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation. For more information go to .
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