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New York State Department of State
Division of Building Standards and Codes
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Ave, Suite 1160
Albany, NY 12231


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General Information: (518) 474-4073 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (except on legal holidays).

City of Albany Code Enforcement - call (518) 434-5995.

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Driving Directions

FROM THE SOUTH
Take the NYS Thruway (I-87) North to exit 23. Proceed straight onto I-787 North to the Empire State Plaza exit (#3). Follow the exit ramp under the Empire State Plaza and turn right onto South Swan Street. Follow South Swan Street to the second traffic light, then turn left onto Washington Avenue. One Commerce Plaza is on the right hand corner. Go straight, approximately 25 ft., and turn right into the parking garage.

FROM THE NORTH
Take the Adirondack Northway (I-87) South to exit 2, (I-90 East) to the I-787 South exit. Follow I-787 to the Empire State Plaza exit. Follow the exit under the Empire State Plaza and turn right onto South Swan Street. Take South Swan Street to the second traffic light, then turn left onto Washington Avenue. One Commerce Plaza is on the right hand corner. Go straight, approximately 25 ft., and turn right into the parking garage.

FROM THE WEST
Take the NYS Thruway (I-90) East to exit 23. Proceed straight onto I-787 North to the Empire State Plaza exit. Follow exit under the Empire State Plaza and turn right onto South Swan Street. Follow South Swan Street to the second traffic light, then turn left onto Washington Avenue. One Commerce Plaza is on the right hand corner. Go straight, approximately 25 ft., and turn right into the parking garage.

FROM THE EAST
Take I-90 East to I-787 South. Proceed on I-787 to the South Empire State Plaza exit. Follow exit under the Empire State Plaza and turn right onto South Swan Street. Follow South Swan Street to the second traffic light, then turn left onto Washington Avenue. One Commerce Plaza is on the right hand corner. Go straight, approximately 25 ft., and turn right into the parking garage.

FROM ALBANY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Leave Airport parking area and take a left onto Albany-Shaker Road. Follow Albany-Shaker Road to the second traffic light. Turn right onto I-87 (Northway) South to Exit 1E (I-90 East). Take I-90 East to 787 South to the Empire State Plaza exit. Follow the exit under the Empire State Plaza and turn right onto South Swan Street. Follow South Swan Street to the second traffic light, then turn left onto Washington Avenue. One Commerce Plaza is on the right hand corner. Go straight, approximately 25 ft., and turn right into the parking garage.


Parking
Parking is available under the building of One Commerce Plaza (99 Washington Avenue) for a daily fee. The streets around One Commerce Plaza offer metered parking. There is additional parking at Tri-State Parking(111 Washington Avenue), and limited parking at the Office of General Services lot directly behind One Commerce Plaza. The Office of General Services has various parking lots throughout downtown Albany, which offer limited visitor parking. For more information on OGS parking lots, please visit their website at http://www.ogs.state.ny.us/supportServices/parking/default.html.


Amtrak
Take the train to the Albany/Rensselaer Amtrak station. Taxis are available outside the station.


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For locations and information on DBSC Regional offices, click here.