How to Apply for a Permit

New Rochelle Permit System link:  CitySquared-Apply for a permit

Click Login in the top right corner.  If you don’t already have a login, click “Register”.  If you used our old permit system, register with the same email address you used with the old system.  Your historical applications and permit will reflect in your dashboard.  You will get a confirmation email in order to complete your registration.  You will not be able to login to apply for permits until you complete the registration process.

Once you are logged in, follow the steps below.

If your map doesn’t automatically go to New Rochelle, search for “City of New Rochelle” in the Municipality field.

Click on “Apply for” on the left side, then “Permit”


Before it will allow you to apply for a permit for the first time, you are required to supply your contact information. 

Choose Buildings department and the permit type you are applying for.  Then click Next.

Once you choose the permit type, you will see all the steps of the application process.  Go through each step completing the required information.


Search for the property you are applying for.  Less is more!   When searching, only enter the number and the first few letters of the street name and click the blue magnifying glass.  Find your property and click the green “Add” button to add it to your application.   Click Next to continue.


The contact step will automatically add the owner of the property and you as the applicant.  You can add any contacts you feel are relevant to this job (Ex: Architect, Contractor, Engineer, etc).  You can search for contacts first and if you don’t find them click “Create contact” to add new contacts. Click Next to continue.