Permitting and Inspection Services
The Building Construction group enforces the New York State Code and local laws which govern the planning, design, construction and alteration of new and existing structures.
Our principal service is provided under the Building Permit Program for residential, commercial and institutional occupancies. This program conforms to statewide standards established by the New York Department of State Codes Division and the International Codes Council.
Yes. In accordance with Code of Ordinances, Chapter 410, § 410-14. Fences, hedges and walls
No solid fence, wall, natural plantings, or barrier with a height greater than three feet may be installed, constructed, or planted within 12 feet of the front property line or the distance to the front face of the residence,whichever is less.
A Building Permit is required for all new or reconstructed stairs and stairways. Refer to the NY State Residential Code for complete details (Residential Code R311.5)
In one or two-family, residential structures minimum stair tread is 9," the maximum riser height is 8 1/4", the minimum stair width is 36." All risers and treads must have the same measurement.