Building Code

Where are your offices located?

What Projects Require a Building Permit?

Do I need to get a building permit?

Where do I find information relating to the New York State Building Codes?

What inspections are required for my building project?

Why do I need a permit?

How do I apply for a building permit?

Can I stop in and look over the laws, codes and permit requirements?

When do I need to hire an engineer or architect to design my construction project or have my plans stamped?

Can I rent my house out to anyone that I want to?

Do I need to be licensed to perform construction work in the Town of Vestal?

How long does the building permit application process take?

Who is responsible to call for the required inspections?

How much advance notice does your office require for a required inspection?

Will my construction project raise my taxes?

What type of zoning district is my property located in? What are the regulations/ordinances which apply to my district?

Can I have a business in my home?

Are mobile homes permitted in Vestal?

What is a zoning variance? How do I apply for a variance?

Can't I just make my property any shape or size I want?

How do I find information on sub-dividing or creating a new parcel of land?

Are there laws that say you have to keep your grass mowed?

Who is responsible for cleaning our sidewalks in the winter?

Can l leave my garbage cans outside of my house?

What is the definition of a junk vehicle?

Can I cut a limb, attached to my neighbor's tree, that is hanging over my property?

Can I have an outdoor fire to sit around and roast marshmallows?