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Building DepartmentLatest Update: 4 May 12
Gary L. Ziegler - Building Inspector
The Building Department assists residents in our town in complying with the Town Zoning codes and the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Codes. These laws are involved, contain intricate detail about some matters and can be confusing.
Dollar Tree's suspension of its application is still (4 May) in effect. Current status is unknown.
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Fee Schedule (.pdf) as of Jan 2009
Building Permit Application (.pdf)
Residential Building permits are required for (including but not limited to) the following:
Commercial Building Permits are required for (including but not limited to) the following:
Other permits required by Zoning are reviewed by the Planning Board for compliance before permits are issued. There are many uses that require Zoning Permits and review. See the Zoning Law Chapter 219. (Link to come)
If you have a project this year and are not sure if a Building Permit is required please ask the Building Department.
Office hours 9am-4pm, Monday - Friday.
Town Hall Office Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm except Holidays. Note that some departments operate additional hours as listed on their pages
Town Clerk: 477-7590
Trnsfr Stn: 477-8491
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Building PermitsNew York State Law and Town Law mandate when permits are required. For example, permits are required for: new homes, commercial buildings, additions, renovations, accessory structures, swimming pools, wood stoves, fireplaces, furnace, air conditioning installation, plumbing, etc. Please see the fee schedule for more items. If you are not sure that your project requires a building permit, please contact our office. ANY BUILDING PERMIT REVIEW MAY TAKE UP TO 2 WEEKS, PLEASE SCHEDULE ACCORDINGLY!
How long does it take to get a permit?
What do I need to submit for a Building Permit?
What's required for electrical work?
List of Forms
Information Sheets· Review Sheet (Used by Building Department to review house plans)
· Fences and Swimming Pool Alarms
· Inspection Checklist & Inspection Schedule
· Fee Schedule (as of Jan 09)
· Insurance Certificate
You can download and print the forms and information sheets above, or may obtain them by visiting the Building Department office at Town Hall.