The Administrative Office of the Department of Public Works is managed by the Commissioner and is responsible for the management of all Department operations and engineering activities. The office is directly responsible for personnel matters relating to department employees, and the Department’s budget.
The office also issues all street opening and obstruction permits and coordinates utility company work within the public right of way. Permits for on-street cafes are also issued by this office. Business hours are 8:30AM-4:30PM , M-F. (914) 654-2130