Building & Engineering

General Information

  • Driveway Permits are required for new driveways, alterations to existing driveways and repaving of existing driveways. The application fee is $25.00. For information regarding necessary insurance certificates, and the bond to be retained until final inspection is complete, contact (914) 273-3000 x44.
  • A Building Permit is required for new construction, additions, alterations, decks, swimming pools, driveways, fences and walls over 4 feet, gutting kitchens and bathrooms, enclosing a screened in porch, replacing a boiler or hot water heater, adding central air conditioning or altering an existing system, roof replacement, window replacement, adding skylights and tree cutting. For questions about when a building permit is required, please contact our office at (914) 273-3000 x44.
  • An Electrical Permit is required for all electrical work and must be filed through the Building Department. We only honor inspections by the following New York Electrical Inspectors:

1. SWIS - State Wide Inspection Services, Frank Farina, (914) 909-4471, and NYEIS - New York Electrical Inspection Services, Nick Morabeto, (914) 347-4390.

2. Electricians must be licensed by Westchester County.

  • A Plumbing Permit is required for all plumbing work.  Workers must be licensed by Westchester County.
  • A Certificate of Compliance is required upon completion of all building permit work.
  • A Temporary Certificate of Occupancy may be issued, at the discretion of the Building Department, when only a portion of a project is complete. All public safety issues must be complete. The fee is $500.00.
  • A Certificate of Occupancy is issued after the project is complete.
  • The Zoning Board of Appeals considers requests for variances from Town Zoning Law. To schedule a ZBA hearing, contact the Building Department at (914) 273-3000 x44.
  • The Planning Board approves all site plans and subdivisions. To schedule Planning Board review, contact the Planning Department at (914) 273-3000 x43.  NOTE: All residential additions over 1500 square feet, any tear down, or new structure requires site plan approval.
  • Architectural Review Board and Zoning Board information packets are available from the Building Department.

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Michael Cromwell Assistant Building Inspector (914) 273-3000 ext. 44
William Richardson Assistant Building Inspector / Fire Inspector (914) 273-3000 ext. 44
Thomas Baroni Code Enforcement Officer (914) 273-3000 ext. 54
Karen Cappuzzello Senior Office Assistant (914) 273-3000 ext. 44
Lori Zawacki Intermediate Clerk Part Time (914) 273-3000 ext. 44