Applications & Permits

This page provides links to the most commonly requested applications and permits. For more information, we invite you to visit the departmental pages which are listed under the City Departments tab.


Property Tax Exemption Forms & Applications

Real Property Assessment Complaint Form

School Tax Relief (STAR) Credit Registration

Building Department

The Building Department issues a number of permits based on the type of work being done for both residential and commercial properties. To access Building Department permit applications see Permits & Applications.

Take this survey and give us your feedback on Building Department services:
Building Department Services Survey

Cable Television

Cable Access Form (PDF)

City Clerk

The City Clerk houses vital records for those who were born, died or obtained their marriage license within the city limits of White Plains. To request such records, go to the Clerk's Vital Records page 

The City Clerk also issues a number of Special Licenses, including an Auction and Auctioneer's License, Window Cleaning License, Solicitation / Peddler License, Secondhand Dealer License. For a full list of Special Licenses and to access the applications for these licenses see Special Licenses.

Additional permits and applications issued by the City Clerk include:
Do-Not-Knock Application Form (PDF)
Dog License Application (PDF)
Genealogy (PDF) 


Film Production Permit Application

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests

FOIL request form

Finance Department

Room Occupancy Tax Remittance Form

Tax Account Change Form (PDF)

Request for Mailing of Duplicate Tax Bills or Statements of Unpaid taxes to a Third Party (PDF)

Water Account Change Form

Authorization for Direct Payment of Water/Sewer Bills (PDF)

Authorization for Direct Payment of Tax Bills


Get a White Plains Library Card

Meeting Room Rental Application

Parking / Traffic Department

Permit Parking Application Form (PDF)

Parking Permit for Persons with Severe Disabilities Application Form (PDF)

Valet Operators Permit Application Form (PDF)

Personnel Department

Application for Labor/Maintenance Employment (PDF)

Change of Address Form (PDF)

Crossfiler Form (PDF)

Police Application

Planning Department

Affordable Housing Program Applications

Community Development Program Applications

Public Safety Department

Police Reports

Public Safety Forms

Public Works Department

Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application

Stormwater Management Permit Application

Recreation & Parks Department

Facility Use Permit Request Form

Recreation & Parks Program Registration Form

Online Recreation & Parks Program Registration (Community Pass)

Volunteer Application Form

White Plains Education & Training Center

Career Closet Referral Form


WPETC IT Support & Network Security Training

Youth Bureau

Youth Bureau Program Registration Forms