Your comments are important to us. You can use our online forms below to correspond or request a service. Before submitting a question, please check out the Parks FAQ page; you might find your answer there.
Please visit 311 Online or dial 311 for all Parks & Recreation information;
outside of NYC, call (212) NEW–YORK.
In case of emergency, please dial 911.
To write to the Parks Commissioner, please fill out the Contact the Commissioner form. The Commissioner's office will route your message to the proper party for a prompt response. If you would like to make a service request, please use 311 Online. In case of emergency, please dial 911. For media inquiries, see below.
You may also write to the Parks Department at:
830 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Press Office, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
Visit our Filming & Photography page for filming requests.
A Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request is a request to obtain records/documents from New York State or local government agencies.
Parks offers a range of services throughout New York City. Visit our Permits & Services page for information about tree–related requests, special events, and sports fields and courts.
311/NYC.gov Picture and Video Submission Program
311 now accepts picture and video complaints related to public park conditions, such as animals, maintenance or facility issues, and rules violations. To report a problem by phone, dial 311 to open a service request and provide your email address to receive the upload link.
Register to Vote! Government services are not conditioned on being registered to vote.
Voter registration forms are available on NYC.gov or by calling 311 or (212) NEW–YORK if outside of NYC.