Building Code

Where are your offices located?

Why do I need a permit?

Do I need to get a building permit?

What inspections are required for my building project?

How do I apply for a building permit?

How long does the building permit application process take?

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

Who is responsible to call for the required inspections?

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

Will my construction project raise my taxes?

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

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

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

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

Who is responsible for cleaning our sidewalks in the winter?

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?

Can I have a business in my home?

Are mobile homes permitted in Vestal?

Can l leave my garbage cans outside of my house?

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

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

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

What is the definition of a junk vehicle?

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

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