Welcome to the Building and Code Enforcement Department, located at 49 State Street and open Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm (except holidays).

Our department handles a wide range of matters pertaining to NYS Building Code, property maintenace and inspections, permits & certificates of occupancy, fire safety, and applications to the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

We welcome your questions and inquiries so please stop by, give us a call, or forward an email.

Please note: We cannot accept complaints via telephone. Please complete a Code Enforcement Complaint Form 


(contact us to verify the need for a permit)


Fire / Safety Inspections

Code Issues

Stormwater / Flood Plain / Illicit Discharge

Planning / Zoning

General Documents

Lead Poisoning or Mold

Lead Poisoning – Contact the Monroe County Public Health Office at 585-753-5087.

Mold – There are no governmental agencies that test for mold. The best treatment is to identify the problem that is causing the mold, then eliminate the problem. You will also need to clean up any mold that has formed. Here are some trustworthy websites that offer detailed information on both mold and lead: