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Notice from Building
Code Enforcement Oversight Report
MS4 Annual Report for Public View
FUNCTIONS OF THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT:
permit applications will be reviewed by the
inspectors for compliance with all New York State building codes and
All plans for new homes of 1500 S.F. or more
of habitable area and any plans for additions costing $20,000.00 or
more need to be signed by a New York State “Registered Architect” or
“Licensed Professional Engineer”.
Two sets of prints should be submitted with
the building permit, one with the aforementioned stamp,( being a wet
seal stamp) and signature.
Building plans should be submitted two
weeks prior to starting construction.
performs all building construction inspections as mandated by the
permit as well as public assembly inspections, code enforcement,
zoning inspections and fire.
performs safety inspections for commercial and buildings of public
flood map information and state & federal
wetland maps are available for the public to view.
Building Department issues building permits for various projects
Storage sheds or
Heating or Ventilation System
Generators or Solar
Any questions, please call (315)-524-7170 ext. 302 and we
will advise you as to whether your projects need a building permit.
To File a
Building Permit application, submit the following:
Building Permit application
● Survey map with location of project
(including distances from lot lines and
● Detailed information/spec sheet on the project
● Workers Compensation certificate (no
ACORD from will be accepted)
Various inspections by a
building official are required, including a final inspection. The
official will issue a Certificate of Occupancy or Compliance which
must be obtained prior to the use or occupancy of the structure.
Such a certificate verifies that a building or structure complies
with all applicable building and zoning regulations. No security
deposits can be refunded until a Certificate of Occupancy or
Compliance is issued.
Complaint of Violation Form
BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION
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