Public Assembly Permit
To maintain or operate a place of assembly
New York City Department of Buildings requires a Place of Assembly or PA permit for all premises where the Certificate of Occupancy Indicates that either :
75 or more members of the public may gather indoors
200 or more members may gather outdoors for group activities such as religious, recreational, educational, political or social purposes
Cost of Permit
Fee varies based on the number of occupants
Not to exceed 1 year
Place of Assembly Certificate of Operation from the New York City Department of Buildings.
Department of Building approved floor or seating plan(s) related to the place to be inspected. Various copies of required
Various copies of required Certificate of Fitness such as:
See Following Fire Code Sections:
Fire Code Section 105.6 (PDF)
Fire Code Section 901.7 (PDF)
For More Information:
Email LPPA@FDNY.NYC.GOV or call (718) 999-2436.
You can print your permit online with the FDNY Quick Print option.