The Building Department ensures that residential and commercial properties comply with the building regulations set forth in Chapter 98 of Town Code and the NYS Uniform Code.
A building permit is required for a wide range of construction and property improvement activities, including, but not limited to, framing, insulation, plumbing, electric, foundation work, structural additions/alterations (e.g. addition or removal of walls, changes to size of exterior openings) and/or occupancy of new space (e.g. basement and attic remodeling, etc.).
General Information: (585) 336-6026
Inspection Request Line: (585) 336-6072
Insurance Required - Contractors performing work associated with an issued building permit must have updated:
On file for the duration of the project. The Town must be named as a third party insured.
Insurance Waivers – 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.