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Permit Fees
(See Notes at bottom of page)
Building Permit Fees
WORK TO BE DONE
FEE + base fee $40.00
PLEASE NOTE
Addition: residential
10.00 + 0.10 per sq. ft
Consult with Codes staff for setback requirements. Allow 14 business days for plan review.
Remodel one room
10.00
Except bathrooms and kitchens.
Remodel one additional room
0.05 per sq ft
 
Remodel entire house/apartment
10.00 + 0.05 per sq ft
Includes all interior and exterior work on existing building(s). Does not include new construction, plumbing or electrical.
Bath remodel, each
25.00
 
Kitchen remodel, each
25.00
 
House, new
200.00 + 0.05 per sq ft
20' front setback, 25' rear setback, 7 foot side setbacks. Allow 8 business weeks for plan review.
Garage
10.00 + 0.10 per sq. ft.
784 SF maximum size. Unattached: 6' setback from house, 3' from side and back property lines, 20' max peak. Attached: same setbacks as House, New. Allow 14 business days for plan review.
Decks
0.10 per sq. ft. over 100 sq.ft.
 
Shed, Gazebo
0.10 per sq ft
144 SF maximum size. 6' setback from house, 3' from side and back property lines, 20' max peak
Demolition
10.00 + 0.02 per sq. ft. (footprint)
Sewer lines must be properly plugged.
Fireplace or Stove (wood, gas, pellet, insert)
Permit Required / Base fee only
 
Roof
Permit Required / Base fee only
Roofs shall not exceed two (2) layers of shingles.
Windows
Permit Required / Base fee only
 
Siding
Permit Required / Base fee only
 
Porches, Steps, Ramps
Permit Required /Base fee only
 
Carports
Permit Required / Base fee only
 
No base fee for the following:
Flat Fee Only
Notes
Driveway: resurface
10.00
Allow 14 business days for plan review.
Driveway: new, replace, expand
20.00
Allow 14 business days for plan review.
Pool: in ground
40.00
6' setback from house, 10' setback from all property lines, pool must be fenced. Fence must be at least 48" level height with a self-latching gate and able to withstand 200 lbs of lateral force
Pool: above ground
30.00
6' setback from house, 10' setback from all property lines. Walls must be at least 48 inches level with a lock up ladder or pool must be fenced. Fence must be 48" level height with a self-latching gate and able to withstand 200 lbs of lateral force
Gasoline pump (install/remove)
100.00 each
 
Gasoline storage tank (install/remove)
150.00 each
 
Move building through or across street
100.00
 
Commercial Building: new
200.00 + 0.20/sq ft
Allow 8 business weeks for plan review
Commercial Building: remodel
200.00 + 0.10/sq ft
Allow 8 business weeks for plan review
Misc. (doors, soffit/fascia, chimney, retaining walls, etc.)
20.00
 
Fences, residential
No charge but Permit is Required
Consult Codes staff for height and materials restrictions.
Fences, mixed use
40.00
Consult Codes staff for height and materials restrictions.
Fences, commercial
200.00
Consult Codes staff for height and materials restrictions.
Solar, photovoltaic panels, arrays, structures
50.00
NY State Unified Solar Permit application required. Allow 14 business days for review.
NOTES:

Permits are required for the following:

The erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, removal, improvement, demolition, conversion or change in the nature of the occupancy of any building or structure.

All clients wishing to obtain a permit must either:

  • Supply this office with the contractor's\certificate of insurance showing worker's compensation and disability (if the contractor does not carry worker's compensation and disability s/he must obtain a form CE-200 from the New York Workers' Compensation Board), or;
  • If the homeowner is doing the work, s/he must sign a self-liability waiver
  • All exterior work in the Historic District must apply to the Historice Resources Review Board and receive a Certificate of Appropriateness prior to obtaining a permit. Call 315.253.5397 for more information.
Drawings/plot plans must also be submitted for construction including, but not limited to, fences, pools, new construction, accessory structures, additions, and driveways. Any job with an estimated cost of $20,000.00 or more is required to submit three sets of stamped N.Y.S. architectural plan.

The above is not a complete list of work requiring a permit.  A permit is not required for painting, carpeting, floor covering above the sub-floor. Please contact us for more details as needed.

All above fees are subject to a base fee of $40.00 except where so noted.

*Permit fees are doubled when permit is taken out pursuant to order of the Office of Code Enforcement*





 
 
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