Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
25 Elm Place, Suite 200, 2nd Floor
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce provides members with promotion, marketing, and other support services.
Installing Awnings & Signs
Montague Street blocks west of Clinton Street are located within the Brooklyn Heights Historic District. Business owners planning on installing new or replacement signs or awnings should file an Application for Work on Designated Properties with the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission.
While specific questions should be directed to Landmarks’ public information office at 212-669-7817, the following general conditions apply:
- Awnings should be made of canvas and have open sides.
- Any awning skirt should be loose, able to move in the wind, rather than attached at the sides.
- Lettering should be printed only on the skirt, not on the awning top.
- Signs should be flat and mounted horizontally across the width of the facade.
For more information, see visit the Landmarks Preservation website or contact Kate Chura, Montague Street Business Improvement District Executive Director at 718-522-3649 for assistance.
NYC Business Solutions Center
9 Bond Streets, 5th Floor
Operated by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), the Brooklyn Business Solutions Center offers classes, makes referrals, coordinates SBS services, and helps small businesses address concerns with government agencies or utility companies.
SBS also offers NYC Business Express, an online tool that consolidates many of the license, permit, and tax applications required to do business in New York City. The NYC Business Express Incentives Estimator can even provide a customized list of city, state, and federal incentives your business may qualify for.
Montague Street commercial tenants are required to have their waste and recycling removed by a licensed carting company.
Montague Street’s residential and non-profit garbage is collected by the NYC Department of Sanitation on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Bags should be placed at the curb no earlier than 5 PM on the preceding day. Residential and non-profit recycling is picked up on Wednesday only.
The NYC Department of Parks & Recreation will plant a free street tree in front of your business or home. To request a tree and for more information, visit the Parks Department website.