The Building Department is responsible for issuing permits for residential and commercial construction, rental dwelling permits, tree planting permits, certificates of occupancy and completion, public assembly and signage permits, plumbing permits, electrician licenses, plumber’s licenses and landscaping licenses. The department investigates complaints of violation of the Village and State Codes and assures that all proposed construction work complies with the safety requirements of said codes.
If you are planning any home improvements for your home, installing a fence, deck, pool or any alterations, please contact the Building Department first to obtain the proper information of the ordinances governing these projects.
John Rocco, Chief Building Inspector
Work that requires a permit:
- All alterations and new construction
- Demolition of part or all of a structure
- Demolition of a garage
- Expanding living space
- Above or in ground pools/hot tubs
- Storage Sheds
- Changing the use of a dwelling or business
- Putting in a new boiler or hot water heater
- Plumbing fixtures
If your work is not listed above, please give us a call to verify the need of a permit.
NOTE: All Electrical and Plumbing work MUST be done by a VILLAGE LICENSED PLUMBER or ELECTRICIAN.
As an important reminder, all property owners or occupants are required to remove snow and ice from their sidewalks at their home or business. Sidewalks must be kept safe and passable. All business owners are asked to make sure sidewalks and surrounding areas are well maintained and free of debris to minimize injuries to pedestrians on the sidewalks.
Building permit review and inspections are done by our Chief Building Inspector every Saturday throughout the year. Inspections are by appointment only and can be made by contacting the Village Office at 516-431-0600, Monday – Friday from 9:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.