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    CENTRAL PERMIT OFFICE
    City Hall Commons - Room 101
    201 E. Washington St., Syracuse, NY 13202
    Phone: (315) 448-8600
    Fax: (315) 448-8615
    Email: CentralPermitOffice@syrgov.net
 
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  • The Central Permit Office (CPO) offers a single location to request many different types of City approvals. The CPO provides information, accept applications, and helps:

    Residents 
    • improve their properties (via zoning and building/site permits)
    • use or improve projects in the City right-of-way 

    Businesses
    • improve their properties (via zoning and building/site permits)
    • use or improve projects in the City right-of-way 
    • license their business
    • purchase selected properties from the City of Syracuse, SURA, and other seizable properties

     

    Building Permits, Plan Review, Elevator Inspections and Certificates 
    See which permits you need to start or expand your business. You can use our Business Permit Portal at businesspermits.syrgov.net.

      Business Permit
    Do you have questions?
    Call the Building Permits Team at (315) 448-8600
    Or email us atPermits@SyrGov.net

    Business Licensing 
    Call the Business Licensing Team at (315) 448-8474
    or email us atBusinessLicense@SyrGov.net

    Pre-Development
    Call the Construction Development Coordinator at (315) 448-4714

    Right-of-Way Permits
    Call the Right of Way Permits Team at (315) 448-4714


    Zoning Applications

     Zoning Portal

    Before you build, learn where you can locate your business or residence in the City of Syracuse.
    You can dive right into our Zoning Portal to help you. Visit zoning.syrgov.net.
    If you have questions, call the Zoning Team at (315) 448-8640 
    or email us at Zoning@socpa.net