Members of the public can sign up to testify at virtual public hearings via Zoom Web and/or via Phone. Written testimony may be submitted up to 72 hours after hearing has been adjourned.
Please be advised that any personal information you provide in your comment or testimony will be publicly available and will remain part of the public record.
A certain amount of personal information is required to submit testimony. If you do not wish personal information beyond that which is required to be made public on the record, do not include it in your comments or testimony.
Furthermore, do not provide anyone else’s personal information unless you have their express permission in advance to do so.
Please note that the personal information you provide on this form may be used by the City Council for other governmental purposes.
To view and submit testimony to upcoming hearings held by the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises and the Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Sitings, and Dispositions, please visit the Land Use web page. To register to testify or submit testimony for the Preliminary Budget Oversight Hearing for the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Department of City Planning, and Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications , please register below for the “Wed, Mar, 23 @ 11:30AM – Committee on Technology (Jointly with the Committee on Land Use)” meeting.
The City Council will not play pre-recorded video testimony from members of the public at our hearings. The City Council only accepts written testimony submitted in a commonly available file format (including .doc, .rtf, .txt and.pdf) up to 72 hours after the hearing has been closed. Links to videos may be included in the written testimony, provided that a transcript of each such video also be included in such testimony.
For questions about accessibility or to request additional accommodations please contact EEO Officer at EEOOfficer@council.nyc.gov or call (212) 788-6936 at least three (3) business days before the hearing.
If you need non-English language interpretation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, at least three (3) business days before the hearing. Please include the following information in your email:
- Name and date of the hearing
- Your full name, telephone number, and email address
In-person hearings do not require pre-registration.
All individuals who wish to testify in person at City Hall must adhere to the following COVID-19 safety protocols:
- Properly wear a face covering at all times while in City Hall;
- Maintain physical distancing of 6 feet from others at all times except when not feasible in limited circumstances; and
- Complete a Covid-19 health screening questionnaire, which will be posted at the entrance to City Hall, prior to entering the building.
For all other questions about hearings, email email@example.com.