Forms | City of Yonkers, NY (2022)

Appeal Form
Instructions to appeal a CPB hearing decision made by an Administrative Law Judge.

Auctioneer License Application
Application for any person to sell at auction any goods, wares, merchandise or other personal or real property within the City of Yonkers.

Billposting and Distribution License Application
Application for anyperson to engage in billposting or the distribution of advertising materials (bills, paper, books, sample packages, printed matter or flyers) within the City of Yonkers.

Bowling Alley License Application
Application for any person to establish, maintain or operate a public bowling alley within the City of Yonkers.

Cabaret License Application
Application for any person to conduct, maintain or operate any room or premises which provides non-incidental musical entertainment within the City of Yonkers. This includes any live musician(s) or any mechanical, orother audio or audiovisual means, such as a jukebox.

Cabaret Bouncer ID Card Application
Application for any bouncer and/or security guard, employed by a Cabaret, located in the City of Yonkers.

Cigarette Dealer License Application
Application for any person to sell cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes or other tobacco productsat any retail location within the City of Yonkers.

Commercial Solicitation License Application
Application for any individual (on behalf of a business) to go from place-to-placeorhouse-to-house andsolicitorders or contracts for merchandise or services within the City of Yonkers.

Common Show License Application
Application for any person that publicly exhibits any shows or performances on their premises, locatedwithin the City of Yonkers.

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Consumer Complaint Form
Use this form to file a complaint against a person or business regarding any consumer-related transaction conducted within the City of Yonkers.

Currency-Operated Amusement Device License Application
Application for any person to operate any mechanical amusement device, including craneand video games, or pool tables, on such premises or place of business within the City of Yonkers.

Dance Hall Application Application for any person to hold any public dance or to allow dancing in any public space or to hold classes in dancing or to give instructions in dancing for hire.

Debt Collection License Application
Application for any person toconduct business within the City of Yonkers whose principal purpose is to collect debts owed to another person or entity.

End of Business Sale License Application
Application for any business within the City of Yonkers that is closing and would like to hold an End of Business Sale Event.

Excavation License Application
Application for any business within the City of Yonkers that is engaging in the removal of the pavement or disturbance of the surface of any street for work performed on residential, commercial or industrial buildings.

Food Vendor License Application

Home Improvement License Application
Application for any person to own, maintain, conduct, operate, engage in or transact a home improvement business within the City of Yonkers. Home Improvement licenses are limited to businesses performing improvements on land or buildings of private residences for not more than 3 families and does not include new home constructions.

Home Improvement Address Change Form
Form required for current Home Improvement licensees to change their business address or location. Please be aware that if you areADDING a location for your business, the Supplementary license application is required.

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Home Improvement Supplementary License Application
Application for current Home Improvement licensees to add a location for their business operations in Yonkers.

Hotel License Application Application for the operation of any hotel (motel) located within the City of Yonkers.

Jukebox License Application Application for any person to operate a currency-operated music device, such as a jukebox, on any premises within the City of Yonkers. A Cabaret License is a prerequisite for most locations to obtain a jukebox license.

Keymaker License Application
Application for any person to provide the service of making or duplicating keys (whose trade or occupation is not that of a Locksmith) within the City of Yonkers.

Laundromat License Application
Application for any person to operate any self-service establishment within the City of Yonkers wherethe general public washes and/or dries clothing, apparel or other fabric, whether by automatic machines or otherwise.

Locksmith License Application
Application for any person whose trade or occupation, in whole or in part, is the making or fashioning of keys for locks or who constructs, reconstructs, repairs or adjusts locks or who opens or closes locks for others within the City of Yonkers.

Mechanical Amusement Device (Kiddie Ride)License Application
Application for any person to operate a juvenile, mechanical amusement device within the City of Yonkers. These rides are commonly, horses, boats, planes, etc. and may hold up to 2 children at at time.

Motion Picture Theatre License Application
Application for any person to to conduct or operate a motion-picture theater within the City of Yonkers. This license also addresses any motion-picture theatre that allows admittance of unaccompanied children under the age of 16 (sixteen) years.

Noncommercial Solicitation License Application
Application for any person to solicit within the City of Yonkers, by going place to place orby telephone, on behalf of any legitimate not-for-profit religious, charitable, educational, public interest or political organization, association, corporation or entity, for the purpose of soliciting donations.

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Organic Yard Permit Application
Application for any licensedlandscaper/gardener to utilize the City of Yonkers Organic Waste Yard located at 610 Nepperhan Ave.

Pawnbroker License Application
Application for any person to loan money on deposit or pledge of personal property; to deal in the purchasing of personal property on condition of selling back at a stipulated price; or to advance money upon goods, wares or merchandise pledged or deposited as collateral security within the City of Yonkers.

Replacement License/Sticker Request

Request to replace a current license.

Secondhand Motor Vehicle Dealer License Application
Application for any person to operate a dealership or deal in the selling for sale or purchase of a second hand motor vehicle within the City of Yonkers.

Secondhand Dealer License Application

Application for any person to act as a secondhand dealer and/or engage in the sale of used merchandise within the City of Yonkers. This license also covers the purchase of gold and/or precious metals from the public.

Sidewalk Cafe LicenseApplication
Application for any person owning, leasing, managing or operating a store, cafe, food sale establishment, restaurant or hotel upon property which abuts upon any street within the City of Yonkers,to operate upon the sidewalk of such street in an area immediately adjacent to its premises a sidewalk cafe.

Sidewalk Display License Application
Application for any personto temporarily display or sell flowers, plants, fruits or vegetables upon the public sidewalk directly in front of their retail store within the City of Yonkers.

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Snow Removal License Application
Application for any business that engages in the removing, dumping, heaping, throwing, blowing or plowing snow from residential, commercial or industrial properties, by means of a motor vehicle, within the City of Yonkers

Special Events: Seasonal Food Vendor Application Application for any person to act as a food vendor at the Special Events held within the City of Yonkers. Sanctioned Special Events include flea and farmers' markets, holiday vendor fairs and cultural food festivals. This application may be used to request Daily, Seasonal (2 months) or Annual licenses.

Storage Warehouse License Application (INACTIVE)
Application for any person to operate a storage warehouse and/or who offers space for consumers' goods for compensation within the City of Yonkers.

TransientBusiness License Application
Application for any person to operate a temporary retail business within the City of Yonkers. Transient merchants may temporarily rent/lease space to sell holiday trees and/or plants and flowers.

Vendor License Application
Application for any person to offer for sale, directly to the public, items of personal property and/or merchandise. This annual license may be used at various events and promotions held within the City of Yonkers.

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FAQs

What is considered Yonkers NY? ›

What are the seven hills of Yonkers? ›

Yonkers is known as the "City of Seven Hills," which includes Park, Nodine, Ridge, Cross, Locust, Glen, and Church hills.

What was Yonkers originally called? ›

Known as De Jonkeer, which means “the young gentleman” his estate was referred to as “De Jonkheer's (or Jonkeer's) Land” or as “Donckers.” The English shortened it to Yonkers. Sawmill - Van der Donck built a sawmill at the junction of the Hudson and Nepperhan Rivers, which is why it is now known as the Saw Mill River.

What is so special about Yonkers NY? ›

Yonkers has long been the home of innovators and inventors. The breathtaking views of the Palisades and majestic Hudson River have inspired creativity for more than 150 years. Elisha Otis invented the safety elevator here in 1854 and built his first factory in Yonkers.

Is Brooklyn considered Yonkers? ›

What borough is Yonkers in? New York City is compromised of 5 boroughs which are: The Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, State Island, and Brooklyn. The term borough was coined when used to describe the form of government administration for each of the newly consolidated cities.

What towns are considered Yonkers? ›

The following residential communities are found in Yonkers: Armour Villa, Beech Hill, Bronxville Heights, Bryn Mawr, Caryl, Cecil Crest, Cedar Knolls, Colonial Heights, Crestwood, Dunwoodie, Edgemont, Empire Park, Fleetwood, Gramatan Hills, Glenwood, Grassy Sprain Heights, Greystone, Homecrest, Homefield, Homewood, ...

Was Gotham filmed in Yonkers? ›

The show "Gotham," about the origins of Batman and other characters related to the character, was filming Wednesday in Yonkers. The film shoot took place on Palisade Ave. and Shonnard Place in Yonkers, according to a twitter post by an unofficial fan page.

Is Hastings on Hudson considered Yonkers? ›

Hastings-on-Hudson is a 2.9 square mile village in Westchester County, New York, United States. Located in an area of hills on the Hudson River opposite the Palisades cliffs, north of the city of Yonkers. It is located in the southwest part of the town of Greenburgh.

What does Yonkers mean in English? ›

yonker m (plural yonkers or yonkoryon) (male) youth, youngster.

Did Lady Gaga grow up in Yonkers? ›

Lady Gaga was born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta on 28 March 1986, and grew up in Yonkers, New York with her parents Cynthia and Joseph Germanotta, and her younger sister, Natali. From a young age, Gaga displayed a creative edge, and learned to play the piano at just four years old.

Was Yonkers ever a part of the Bronx? ›

The southern portion of old Yonkers was annexed to what later became the Bronx in 1874.

What percent of Yonkers is white? ›

Table
Population
Persons 65 years and over, percent 16.7%
Female persons, percent 51.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent 47.2%
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Can you drink Yonkers tap water? ›

For the latest quarter assessed by the U.S. EPA (January 2021 - March 2021), tap water provided by this water utility was in compliance with federal health-based drinking water standards.

How long is Yonkers to Bronx? ›

Yes, the driving distance between Yonkers to The Bronx is 7 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Yonkers to The Bronx.

Is it safe to live in Yonkers? ›

Yonkers is ranked as the fourth safest city of its size in the country. Thanks to the hard work of our Police Department and other emergency service personnel, crime in Yonkers continues to drop.

What are people from Yonkers called? ›

Yonkersites Think They Live In The Sixth Borough

It's not so much that Yonkers folks are NYC wannabees, but they think of themselves as already being part of the Big Apple.

Why is Turbotax asking about Yonkers? ›

That's why you're being asked about Yonkers. If you don't live in Yonkers, you are a non-resident of Yonkers. When you see the screen Your Yonkers Source Income you get the question "Did you earn income from Yonkers sources while a nonresident of Yonkers?"

Is Westchester considered Yonkers? ›

Located along the Hudson River, Yonkers is New York's fourth largest city and the largest city in Westchester County. A city in the center of it all, Yonkers serves as the gateway between New York City and the Hudson Valley.

What part of Yonkers is nice? ›

Southeast Yonkers

Not only is this neighborhood blocks away from the best amenities and entertainment that New York State can offer, but residents are able to enjoy big-city perks in a laid-back residential area.

Is Yonkers an affluent area? ›

The per capita income in Yonkers in 2018 was $36,590, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,360 for a family of four. However, Yonkers contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Yonkers is an extremely ethnically-diverse city.

Is Yonkers NY upstate or downstate? ›

It's a downstate, urban community on the border of the Bronx,” adding, “the cost of housing is slightly more for a two-bedroom apartment in Yonkers than in the Bronx.

Is Yonkers NY considered NYC? ›

Often referred to as the “sixth borough of New York City,” Yonkers is frequently classified as a suburb of New York City since it is located only two miles north of Manhattan and north of The Bronx.

Is Westchester considered Yonkers? ›

Located along the Hudson River, Yonkers is New York's fourth largest city and the largest city in Westchester County. A city in the center of it all, Yonkers serves as the gateway between New York City and the Hudson Valley.

How do I know if I am a Yonkers resident? ›

Similar to New York State and New York City requirements, if your domicile is Yonkers you are considered a Yonkers resident. If you maintain a permanent place of abode in Yonkers and spend 184 days or more in Yonkers, you are considered a Yonkers resident.

Is Yonkers NY upstate or downstate? ›

It's a downstate, urban community on the border of the Bronx,” adding, “the cost of housing is slightly more for a two-bedroom apartment in Yonkers than in the Bronx.

What percent of Yonkers is white? ›

Table
Population
Persons 65 years and over, percent 16.7%
Female persons, percent 51.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent 47.2%
54 more rows

What are people from Yonkers called? ›

Yonkersites Think They Live In The Sixth Borough

It's not so much that Yonkers folks are NYC wannabees, but they think of themselves as already being part of the Big Apple.

Was Yonkers ever a part of the Bronx? ›

The southern portion of old Yonkers was annexed to what later became the Bronx in 1874.

Why do taxes ask if you live in Yonkers? ›

The New York State Tax return, Form IT-201 is used not only for the state income tax, but for income tax for New York City and Yonkers, as well as the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax (MCTMT). That's why you're being asked about Yonkers. If you don't live in Yonkers, you are a non-resident of Yonkers.

Do I pay Yonkers tax if I don't live there? ›

You are not taxed in NYC unless you are a resident of NYC, and you are not taxed in Yonkers if you did not live or work in Yonkers.

Who must pay Yonkers tax? ›

Residents of Yonkers are subject to the Yonkers Resident Withholding Tax. This tax must be included in paychecks for all employees who live in Yonkers. This tax applies to any services performed or employment in New York City or elsewhere in New York State.

How long is Yonkers to Bronx? ›

Yes, the driving distance between Yonkers to The Bronx is 7 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Yonkers to The Bronx.

Is Hastings on Hudson considered Yonkers? ›

Hastings-on-Hudson is a 2.9 square mile village in Westchester County, New York, United States. Located in an area of hills on the Hudson River opposite the Palisades cliffs, north of the city of Yonkers. It is located in the southwest part of the town of Greenburgh.

Is Yonkers a nice area? ›

Yonkers offers a terrific lifestyle for families, young professionals, seniors or those just passing through. The city boasts dozens of diverse neighborhoods offering quiet, residential, tree-lined streets, vibrant city living and everything in between.

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