New Single Family or Two Family Home

Do I need a Permit?

Yes,  Construction of a new residence requires a building permit.

What Insurances are required?

NYS has  very specific insurance requirements that must be met before the municipality may issue a building permit.  Proof of insurance is required to be submitted along with the permit application whether a contractor is performing the work or the homeowner is performing the work themselves.  

What approvals do I need from the City in order to get the Building Permit?

  • Land Use Boards
  • New Water Service Agreement

Permit Requirements


  • Lighting
  • DWV
  • Ice and Water Shield
  • Vapor barrier under slab

Helpful Links

Zoning Ordinance
Zoning Map