19 Must Have Links for Queens Homeowners

If you own a Home in Queens, then you know that there is a lot of information that you must have readily accessible for a variety of reasons. For example, maybe you need to pull your C of O, maybe you need to provide your Block and Lot number, you may need to check if you have any violations, liens, etc. The good news is that most if this information is publicly available, so we did the work for you and comiled a list of the 19 must have website links that you should bookmark as a Queens homeowner. ENJOY!

1. Borough-Block-Lot (BBL) Lookup

Check the Borough-Block-Lot (BBL) or parcel number for a piece of property.

2. Building Floor Plan

Get a copy of building floor plans.

3. Building Violation Status

Get information about building violations or check the status of a violation.

4. Buy a Classic Photo from the City Archive

Get information about buying high quality prints of classic images of New York City.

5. Buy the Zoning Handbook

Get information about buying the Department of City Planning’s Zoning Handbook.

6. Certificate of Occupancy and Letter of No Objection

Get information about Certificate of Occupancy and Letter of No Objection.


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7. Con Edison Worksites and Services

Get information about Con Edison worksites.

8. Department of Design and Construction Projects

Get information or make a complaint about specific City projects.

9. Development Challenge Process

Get information on how to challenge the approval of a construction project.

10. Graffiti Reward Program

Provide a tip about graffiti or vandalism for a possible cash reward.

11. Housing Rules and Regulations for NYC Owners and Tenants

Information about rules and regulations for owners and renters of City apartments.

12. Land Use and Development Appeals

Get information about appealing land use and construction laws for a specific site or project.


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13. New York City Rent Guidelines Board Report

Get a report from the Rent Guidelines Board on housing.

14. Property Records

Information about property ownership and records, such as deeds and mortgages. Includes online lookup in ACRIS.

15. Property Tax Map

Request for a certified copy of a tax map.

16. Repair Loan Programs for Small Homes and Apartment Buildings

Get information about grants and low-interest renovation loans for building owners.

17. Sidewalk Violations and Their Removal

Get information about sidewalk violations, request a sidewalk inspection, or get a violation removed or dismissed.

18. Tax Photograph from 1940 or 1980s

Learn about buying a picture of any property in New York City.

19. Zoning

Get information about zoning for specific properties, such as the zoning designation and the type of use allowed.


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Blog courtesy of George & Abigail Herrera w/the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty.

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