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New Permit Fees for New Buildings and Alterations Applications Released by Dept. of Buildings as per Local Law 56 of 2016

Posted on October 20, 2016

With the ever changing Dept. of Buildings rules and protocols, we wanted to alert our friends that the next wave of changes has been released. An amendment to the administrative code of the city of New York was approved as part of Local Law 56 of 2016, effective June 9, 2016. For full details on the changes, please refer to the link below of BC Table 28-112.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York.

Breakdown of Permit Fee Changes

New Building Application Fees:

Alteration Building Application Fees:

– Alteration 1 new fee calculation rate, $17.75 and the minimum fee is $290.00

– Alteration 2 and 3 fee calculation rates and minimum fees are unchanged

As a reminder, Dept. of Buildings accepts personal and company checks; money orders; credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover).


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