Louis Striar Inc., a family owned business, has been the premier sign permit broker in the New York City market for over 65 years. We specialize in securing permits for signs, awnings, ground structures, roof structures, wall structures, flag poles, canopies, and approvals from the Landmark Preservation Commission for locations in historic districts.
A Little Bit About Us
Louis Striar Inc., proudly owned by Bette Jane Weisenthal and operated by John Puleio and Melissa Carroll, has been the premier sign permit broker in the New York City market for over 65 years. We specialize in securing permits for signs, awnings, ground structures, roof structures, wall structures, flag poles, canopies, and approvals from the Landmark Preservation Commission for locations in historic districts.
Our expertise in interpreting the building code and zoning resolutions enable us to act as consultants to the sign industry, attorneys, landlords, business owners, professional engineers, and architects. We also have professional architects, engineers, electricians, and other associates who work with us to secure approvals in all other areas as required by New York City, such as Certificates of Occupancy, Public Assembly, Demolitions, Signoffs, Electrical, Alterations, & Violation Dismissals.
Our reputation and services are well known throughout the industry and at the Department of Buildings (D.O.B.) in all five boroughs of New York City. We work closely with each client to make sure all of their needs and expectations are met with flying colors!
Obtain work permits in all five boroughs of New York City for signs, awnings, & canopies
Electrical filings for illuminated signs & outdoor fixtures
Landmark Preservation Commission filings for signs & awnings
Research of Dept. of Buildings records & other city agencies
Sign-off/Withdrawals of open Dept. of Buildings applications for signs & awnings
Electrical permit removals from the Dept. of Finance
Dismissal of violations from Dept. of Buildings, Environmental Control Board & Mid-Town Task Force
Assist with Environmental Control Board Court Appearances
HVAC/Equipment use permits for air conditioning units
Provide Public Assembly Signs
Hazmat Approvals with the Office of Environmental Remediation
Loft Board & Transit Authority approvals for signs & awnings
Assist companies in securing general contractors licenses for the Dept. of Buildings
As of October 16th, 2017 - all sign filings must now be done through DOBNOW Build. All building owners, signatories and sign hangers must be registered with the DOB to electronically sign all paperwork now. To register for a DOBNOW account, click here.
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Thank you for your interest in Louis Striar, Inc. If you have any questions about us or our services, please feel free to get in touch and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have.