Legally Operating Businesses

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This dataset includes features businesses/individuals holding a DCA (Department of Consumer Affairs) license so that they may legally operate in New York City.

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Some occupations require licenses to work in New York State. Individuals can find out if they need a State professional license or permit and get information about applying for or renewing a license. Some businesses also require State-issued licenses or permits to operate. Business owners can also find out if their businesses need a New York State license or permit to operate or expand. If a license or permit is required, they can apply online and find the status of an application or renewal.

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New York City, United States


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Legal Business, Business License, License To Work, Business Permit, State Issued Licenses, License Renewal

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Businesses Professional License, New York City Legally Operating Businesses

Department_Of_Consumer_Affairs_License_NumberAn identification number issued to businesses/individuals to operate legally for the duration of their license term.string-
License_TypeDCA offers two license types: Business. License is issued to an entity/organization based on their address. Individual. License is issued to an individual person.string-
License_Expiration_DateExpiration date of DCA (Department Of Consumer Affairs)
License_CategoryThe type of industry that requires a DCA (Department Of Consumer Affairs)license.string-
Business_NameThe legal business name as filed with the New York State Secretary of State or County Clerk or if individual, the person’s first name and last name.string-
Business_Name_2If applicable, the Doing-Business-As (DBA)/trade name.string-
Address_BuildingThe building number of the business’s address.string-
Address_Street_NameThe street name of the business’s address.string-
Secondary_Address_Street_NameThe cross-street of the business’s address.string-
CityThe city where the business is located.string-
State_AbbreviationThe state where the business is located.string-
Zip_CodeThe zip code where the business is located.string-
Contact_Phone_NumberContact telephone number for legally operating business.string-
Borough_NameThe borough where the business is located.string-
DetailProvides the following information for each listed license category: Amusement Device: device name(s) Cabaret / Catering Establishment: capacity of largest room, number of additional rooms Games of Chance: type of game Garage / Parking Lot: number of vehicle and bicycle spaces Sidewalk Cafe: type, square footage, number of tables and chairs Stoop Line Stand: product category; number of 4-foot, 5-foot, and 5.01 to 10-foot stands Tow Truck Company, Tow Truck Exemption, Horse Drawn Cab Owner, Sightseeing Bus, Pedicab Business: active vehiclesstring-
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