A special event construction embargo (ban) is in effect for World Pride events, including the NYC Pride March. The embargo is in effect from Wednesday, June 26th, 2019, through Sunday, June 30th, 2019.
During the embargo, only emergency work may be performed, unless an emergency authorization number is received from Department of Transportation (DOT). Utility cover openings are also restricted unless an emergency number is obtained from DOT.
Any non-emergency permits issued prior to the embargo are voided.
There will be strict enforcement of the ban and violators are subject to summons.
Learn more about the construction embargo, including dates and locations.
To apply for a waiver, please email email@example.com. In the subject line include "event name / waiver request." In the body of the email, describe in detail the scope and timeline of work and attach any relevant drawings.
If you have any questions about embargo waivers, please contact the Office of Special Events at (212) 839-6620.