Contact Information
  Building Inspector
Gary Vinson
Email
Assistant Building Inspector
           

Chief Fire Inspector
   Stephen R. Giacco

Assistant to Building Inspector
Diane Hines

P: (845) 534-9429
F: (845) 534-2178

Address
Building Department
183 Main Street
Cornwall, NY 12518

Hours
Monday - Friday 
8:30am - 4:30pm
The Building Department administers and enforces the New York State Building Code, the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Cornwall, and the code of the Town of Cornwall.

The Building Department is responsible for issuing building permits, conducting construction inspections, and investigating complaints.
  • Triplicate permit applications available at Building Department
  • Field inspections are conducted between the hours of 9am - 12pm
  • Bonafide complaints must be signed and submitted in writing.
The Building Department is responsible for conducting annual fire safety inspections of all non-residential and commercial properties within the Town.
  • Fire Inspections are conducted between the hours of of 9am - 12pm

Building Department Forms and Downloads
Approved Electrical Inspectors
Zoning Map
Zoning Regulations

Planning Board
Chairman Neil Novesky
Reviews and approves all requests for subdivisions, site plan, and special permits. Applications are available at the buildings department after attending a planning board technical work session.

Planning Board 2017 Meeting Dates
Work Session Start 1:30PM Submission Deadline 12:PM Meeting Start 7:00 PM
December 15, 2016 December 20, 2016 January 3, 2017
January 19, 2017 January 25, 2017 February 6, 2017
February 16, 2017 February 22, 2017 March 6, 2017
March 16, 2017 March 22, 2017 April 3, 2017
April 13, 2017 April 19, 2017 May 1, 2017
May 18, 2017 May 24, 2017 June 5, 2017
June 15, 2017 June 21, 2017 July 3, 2017
July 20, 2017 July 26, 2017 August 7, 2017
August 17, 2017 August 23, 2017 September 5, 2017 (TUESDAY)
September 14, 2017 September 20, 2017 October 2, 2017
October 19, 2017 October 25, 2017 November 6, 2017
November 9, 2017 November 15, 2017 December 4, 2017
December 14, 2017 December 20, 2017 January 2, 2018


Zoning Board of Appeals

Chairwoman Lenora Ramson
Reviews all requests for waivers to the Town Zoning Ordinance.  Applications available at building department upon permit denial by the building inspector for non zoning compliance. 

Zoning Board of Appeals 2017 Meeting Dates
11 AM Deadline Local Application By 12PM Mailing Deadline Meeting 7PM
January 2, 2017 January 4, 2017 January 6, 2017 Jan. 17, 2017 Tuesday
February 6, 2017 February 8, 2017 February 10, 2017 Feb. 21, 2017 Tuesday
March 6, 2017 March 8, 2017 March 10, 2017 March 20, 2017
April 3, 2017 April 5, 2017 April 7, 2017 April 17, 2017
May 1, 2017 May 3, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 15, 2017
June 5, 2017 June 7, 2017 June 9, 2017 June 19, 2017
July 3, 2017 July 5, 2017 July 7, 2017 July 17, 2017
August 7, 2017 August 9, 2017 August 11, 2017 August 21, 2017
September 1, 2017 September 6, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 18, 2017
October 2, 2017 October 4, 2017 October 6, 2017 October 16, 2017
November 6, 2017 November 8, 2017 November 10, 2017 November 20, 2017
December 4, 2017 December 6, 2017 December 8, 2017 December 18, 2017