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How to apply for a building permit
Obtaining a building permit is a New York State requirement, not a local ordinance.
Permits are not required for:
For technical bulletins and code interpretations for the NYS Building Code, please visit the NYS Department of State, Division of Code Enforcement and Administration webpage.
- Resurfacing an existing driveway without any expansion / extension from the existing configuration in connection with a 1 or 2-family dwelling
- Wood or vinyl siding of a 1 or 2-family, where the siding is simply applied to an existing exterior, without removal or replacement of the sheathing or other wall structure
- Emergency roof repairs of a 1 or 2 family of less than 100 square feet and no sheathing replacement excluding repairs in the Historical district
- Painting a house unless you are located in the Historical district