How to: Permit Applications

Follow these steps when applying for a Permit:
  1. Completed Permit Application - Original application must be submitted with property owner's wet signature. 
  2. A site plan/survey of the property - Clearly locate ALL buildings/structures, well & septic.  Locate the proposed alteration(s) to your property site plan for which you are applying or in the case of a demolition, mark the structure(s) to be removed.
  3. Two sets of construction plans - New homes, renovations, alterations, additions, etc. require stamped and sealed Plans from a New York State certified Architect or Engineer with the energy code work sheet attached. 
  4. Proof of ownership (deed)
  5. Driveway permit (for new homes)
  6. Copy of insurance - Contractors Workmen's Compensation and Liability Insurance certificate or proof of homeowners insurance.
  7. Copy of paid property taxes
To obtain a Permit Application:
You can either select the PDF from under the Related Documents portion of the main Building Department Page, pick up a copy from the office, or request a copy be mailed to you. There is a generic application for residential building, a demolition permit application, a well permit application, a septic permit application, a solar permit application, as well as applications to renew, reactivate, and amend existing permits. Please feel free to contact the office with any questions or comments you may have!