Town of Kirkwood Building and Code Enforcement
Chad Moran, Building
& Code Inspector
The Town of Kirkwood maintains high expectations when dealing with building codes and other ordinance enforcement. The main duty of the Town Building and Code Enforcement Office is to make sure that all residents and future residents of the Town are adhering to the rules set forth by both state and town law. This includes fire inspection, building permits, and property maintenance laws. If you have any questions regarding town or state code please direct your questions to the Building and Code Enforcement Office at 775-4313.
The following is a checklist of the necessary materials you MUST present to the building department in order to be eligible for a building permit:
After the plans are reviewed and corrections and modifications are completed, a Building Permit will be issued.
During the construction, inspections are required. Please contact us at least TWO DAYS in advance for the inspections on the list.
Please be sure that ALL of the inspections are performed including a final inspection.
If electrical work is installed, the electrical inspections are performed by any one of the two independent agents (Commonwealth Electrical Inspection Services, Inc, or Atlantic Inland Inc.). Please contact one of them and schedule inspections for the electrical work with them. They charge separate fees.
After the project is completed, submit to us a copy of the final electrical inspection certificate.
**Any question should be directed to the Town Building Department
Commercial and Industrial:
All buildings, uses and occupancies (except for one-family dwellings) MUST be inspected at least once every 24 months. Places of Assembly must be inspected annually. An inspection of a building or dwelling unit may also be performed at any other time upon:
Owners of property are responsible for the appearance of this land and the structures that are located on the property. A person shall not occupy or permit another person to occupy a structure or land that is not deemed sanitary. Occupants of a dwelling are responsible for maintaining the proper housekeeping of their living area. Failure to comply with the rules and regulations set forth by New York State is subject to a citation and appearance in Town Court. A full copy of these conditions is available at the Town Building Office.
Building Permit Application:
Political Sign Permit Application:
Short Environmental Assessment 2014 Form:
Site Plan Review Application:
Zoning Board Application:
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