Contact Information
 

Building Inspector
Gary Vinson
Email   

Assistant Building Inspector
           


Chief Fire Inspector
               

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 "by appointment only".

Planning Board 2022 Meeting Dates
Work Session Start 1:30PM

Submission Deadline  12:00 PM

Meeting Start 7:00 PM
December 16, 2021 December 22, 2021 January 3, 2022
January 20, 2022 January 26, 2022 February 7, 2022
February 17, 2022 February 23, 2022 March 7, 2022
March 17, 2022 March 23, 2022 April 4, 2022
April 14, 2022 April 20, 2022 May 2, 2022
May 19, 2022 May 25, 2022 June 6, 2022
June 16, 2022 June 22, 2022 July 5, 2022 (Tuesday)
July 14, 2022 July 20, 2022 August 1, 2022
August 18, 2022 August 24, 2022 Sept. 6, 2022 (Tuesday)
September 15, 2022 September 21, 2022 October 3, 2022
October 20, 2022 October 26, 2022 November 7, 2022
November 17, 2022 Nov. 22, 2022 (Tuesday) December 5, 2022
December 15, 2022 December 21, 2022 Jan. 3, 2023 (Tuesday)


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 2022 Meeting Dates
11:00 AM Deadline Local Application By 12:00 PM Mailing Deadline Meeting 7:00 PM
January 3, 2022 January 5, 2022 January 7, 2022 Jan. 18 2022 (Tuesday)
February 7, 2022 February 9, 2022 February 11, 2022 Feb. 22, 2022 (Tuesday)
March 7, 2022 March 9, 2022 March 11, 2022 March 21, 2022
April 4, 2022 April 6, 2022 April 8, 2022 April 18, 2022
May 2, 2022 May 4, 2022 May 6, 2022 May 16, 2022
June 6, 2022 June 8, 2022 June 10, 2022 June 20, 2022
July 1, 2022 July 6, 2022 July 8, 2022 July 18, 2022
August 1, 2022 August 3, 2022 August 5, 2022 August 15, 2022
September 2, 2022 September 7, 2022 September 9, 2022 September 19, 2022
October 3, 2022 October 5, 2022 October 7, 2022 October 17, 2022 CANCELLED
November 7, 2022 November 9, 2022 November 10, 2022 November 21, 2022
December 5, 2022 December 7, 2022 December 9, 2022 December 19, 2022