The Building Department ensures that residential and commercial properties comply with the building regulations set forth in Chapter 98 of Town Code and the New York State Uniform Code.
A building permit is required for a wide range of construction and property improvement activities, including, but not limited to:
Structural additions/alterations (e.g. addition or removal of walls, changes to size of exterior openings)
Occupancy of new space (e.g. basement and attic remodeling, etc.)
Insurance Requirements / Waivers
Insurance Required - Contractors performing work associated with an issued building permit must have updated:
Workers Compensation Insurance
On file for the duration of the project. The Town must be named as a third-party insured.
Any contractor eligible for exemption from Disability and Workers Comp Insurance must provide a signed CE-200 form. Any homeowners performing work themselves must also complete a CE-200 form and submit the signed form with the application materials.