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    PLEASE NOTE: Additional documents, reviews, or submittals may be required for your particular project.

    Single Family or
    Two-Family Houses
    (No Commercial Use)
    Interior and/or Exterior NO STRUCTURAL Work (existing building only, no site work) Interior and/or Exterior WITH STRUCTURAL Work (existing building only, no site work) Third Story Work/Conversion (existing building only, no site work) Addition or Conversion of Basement, Porch or Garage to Living Space
    (no increase in paving or parking)
    New
    House
    Site Work (Paving, Excavating, Grading, Laying stone) Retaining Wall
    (over 3'-0" in height at any point OR with any type of drainage)1
    Fence
     Applicant Provides 
    Design documents (includes code review, site plans, drawings, details, and specifications) One (1)
    Set
    Two (2)
    Sets
    Three (3)
    Sets
    Two (2) Sets Five (5) Sets Three (3) Sets Three (3) Sets of specs of wall and work related to drainage.2 No
     All plans must be stamped with the seal of a NYS licensed architect or engineer
    unless the alterations cost $20,000 or less or they do not involve structural or public safety.
     
    Property Survey (11"x17" or less in size, or call permit desk) Yes Yes Yes Yes Five (5) Copies. Must show proposed building and utilities Three (3) Copies Yes Yes
    Proof of Zoning approval, if required Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Proof of Certificate of Appropriateness (historic properties) Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if
    property is locally designated
    Yes, if
    property is
    locally
    designated
    Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if property is locally designated
     Approvals
    Code Enforcement-
    Permit Desk
    Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Zoning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No3
    Fire No No Yes No No No No No
    Landmark Preservation Board Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if
    property is locally designated
    Yes, if
    property is
    locally
    designated
    Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if property is locally designated Yes, if property is locally designated
    Water Yes, if new sprinkler is added when none exists
    or if changes to water service
    Yes, if new sprinkler is added when none exists
    or if changes to water service
    Yes, sprinkler system is REQUIRED Yes, if changes
    to water
    service
    Yes, if changes
    to water
    service
    Yes, if changes
    to water service
    No No
    DPW/Drainage No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
    DPW/Transportation No No No No Yes Yes, but not for excavating or grading No No
    County Plumbing Yes, if plumbing
    work is proposed
    Yes, if
    plumbing
    work is proposed
    Yes, if
    plumbing
    work is
    proposed
    Yes, if
    plumbing
    work is
    proposed
    Yes Yes, if
    plumbing
    work is
    proposed
    No No
    Engineering/Stormwater No No No No Yes, if
    changes are proposed to existing grading
    Yes, if
    changes are proposed to existing grading
    Yes, if
    changes are proposed to existing grading
    No

     1. No permit is required for walls that are not more than 3'0" at any point AND do not provide drainage.
     2. If wall is more than 4'0" at any point, plans must come from a licensed design professional.
     3. Zoning approval may be required if fence does not comply with height, setback, material, and other requirements.

     Revised 11-28-2011

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