Building Permit Requirements

  • Applications for Building Permit and Certificate of Occupancy (both submitted at same time.)
  • Fees for both (see attached schedule.)
  • Plans and specifications, 3 sets, one with architect's or engineer's seal (New York State only.) This is not required for additions costing less than $20,000, unless requested by the Building Department.
  • Plot Plan (survey showing setbacks as described below.)
  • Where applicable, approval for sewage disposal system from the Westchester County Department of Health, 118 South Bedford Road, Mount Kisco, NY  (864-7333).
  • Driveway permit from Lewisboro Highway Department.  Bond and fee required. (763-3166)
  • Appropriate contractor licenses & insurance certificates.