TOPOGRAPHICAL BUREAU

For more information, please contact:

Mohammed Sadiq, P.E.
Chief Engineer
718-286-2930
msadiq@queensbp.org / topo@queensbp.org

Mailing Address

Queens Borough President’s Office
Topographical Bureau
120-55 Queens Boulevard, Room 316
Kew Gardens, NY 11424

The Borough President shall continue to maintain a topographical bureau for such borough and appoint the director of the bureau who shall also serve as construction coordinator and consulting engineer for the borough and shall have qualifications as a licensed professional engineer.

In addition to other duties, the director of the bureau shall monitor capital projects in the borough and shall be able to serve as an expediter on construction projects in the borough and provide technical assistance with respects to construction projects.

For house number certifications, kindly note the following requirements for application packages:

New Building Certification applications must include:

  1. PW-1 Form
  2. PD-1 Form
  3. Survey
  4. First Floor plan of the proposed new building
  5. Certified Bank Check or Money Order of $150, payable to “Office of the Queens Borough President”
  6. RP 602 Form (if applicable)
  7. Return Address

Building Alternation Certification applications must include:

  1. PW-1 Form
  2. PD-1 Form
  3. Survey
  4. Certified Bank Check or Money Order of $75, payable to “Office of the Queens Borough President”
  5. RP 602 form (if applicable)
  6. Return Address

Note 1: New Building (garage) fees $75.00

Note 2: RP 602 Form for  Alteration fees $125.00

Contact topo@queensbp.org or call 718-286-2929 to request any of the following the materials:

  • Final Section Map
  • Damage and Acquisition Map
  • Alteration Map
  • File Map
  • Street Title Report
  • Street Legal Status Report
  • Board of Estimate Research
  • Sinking Funds Research
  • Sanborn Map
  • House Number Certification
  • Street Grade
  • Survey Monument
  • Benchmark