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Key Topics

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).
Building Department Functions
  • Maintains records for all buildings built in Town since 1936, including building permit and certificates of occupancy, inspection records, building plans, surveys, electrical certificates, septic system and notices of violations.
  • Assists property owners with questions regarding use of their property.
  • Receives building permit applications, and reviews for building code and zoning compliance.
  • Issues building permits and certificates of occupancy, and inspects work in progress.
Note Change in Building Code

The New International Type Building Code went into effect in New York State on July 3, 2002.

Building Code Chapter 92 - Final Version June, 2009.