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Building

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Contact Info:

Office hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Michael Miner, Building Dept. Coordinator
Eric Westfall, Consulting Town Engineer | ext. 14
William Miller, Code Enforcement/Fire Marshal | ext. 32
Kelley Caiazza, Secretary | ext. 16

Email:  building@northgreenbush.org or building@townofng.com

2 Douglas Street, Wynantskill, N.Y.  12198

Phone:
518-283-2714

Fax:
518-286-2261


BURNING:  It is not allowed to ever burn leaves or garbage, but you can burn brush & twigs from May – March, but NOT in April. Must notify us and Rensselaer County non emergency at: 518-270-5252; notify when starting & stopping.



If you are not using a contractor that has Liability & Workers Compensation insurance, please follow these NYS mandated code guidelines: 

In order to obtain a building permit, please copy & paste the following link into your browser and submit the exemption form electronically (CE 200 Form). Within minutes, the completed certificate will be sent to your email.  Please submit the certificate with your permit application or drop it off.  

http://www.wcb.ny.gov/content/ebiz/wc_db_exemptions/requestExemptionOverview.jsp

 

Regulations:


Formal Architectural Design Guidelines:

Adopted local law revisions and the adopted zoning map – July 14, 2016 Funded in Part by a Grant from the Hudson River Valley Greenway

Updated North Greenbush Zoning Map:   Map Updated 050916


Duties of Building Department

  • Enforcing the building codes of New York State and the Code of the Town of North Greenbush, which includes the Zoning Law, the Sign Law, and Subdivision Regulations.
  • Oversight and enforcement of approved subdivision and site plan stipulations.
  • Issuing permits for new construction, alterations, demolition, signs, swimming pools, decks, sheds, reroofs and resides, and heat-producing non-electric appliances, such as fireplaces, furnaces, and water heaters.
  • Performing permit-related inspections to insure compliance with all applicable codes and laws.
  • Issuing Certificates of Occupancy after successful completion of building permits.
  • Investigating issues of public safety, health and zoning and striving to address concerns and resolve disputes in a thorough and professional manner.
  • Working closely with the Supervisor’s office, the Planning Board, the Environmental Specialist, the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Town Attorney, and local fire departments to achieve our goals.

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