Buildings


Daniel P. Jones, PMP
Commissioner

The Mount Vernon Department of Buildings is the watchdog of the city’s existing housing stock; monitoring new building conditions and new building construction activity as well as overseeing the maintenance of older multi-family structures.

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The functions of the department are many and varied, from enforcement of state and local building codes, housing standards and ordinances, to the review of applications for permits of new buildings, repairs, alterations, signs, and rooming houses, in addition to electrical and plumbing work. Administrative and clerical duties cover the issuance of certificates of occupancy and certificates of compliance, vacant apartment inspections, collection of elevator fees, issuing reciprocal electrical licenses, as well as the responsibility of Architectural Review Board administration and conducting searches of department records as requested by the public.

The Mount Vernon Department of Buildings has a cohesive, committed, tolerant and professional workforce that resolves a host of problems associated with housing, maintaining construction standards and quality of life issues of citizens.

 

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Special City Council Finance & Planning / Human Resources Meeting

Please be advised that there will be a Special Meeting of the Committee of Finance and Planning  on Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 2pm in the City Council Committee Room. Following the above meeting the Committee for Human Resources will also hold a meeting. George W. Brown City Clerk

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Special Meeting Of The City Council ( Revised Time 6pm not 8pm)

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Monday August 13, 2018 revised to 6:00pm in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to enact an ordinance authorizing the re-classification, transfer and issuance of Health benefits to the Planning Commissioner, and such other business as […]

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Board of Ethics Meeting Dates

Please be advised that the Board of Ethics will meet on the following dates. August 27, September 10, September 24, October 15, October 22,  and November 5, 2018. Meetings will be held at City Hall and generally begins at 7:00pm. Submitted by Secretary of the Board of Ethics Gregory J. Cannata, Esq.  

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City Council Special Meeting Notice

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the City Council will be held on Friday July 27, 2018 at 9:00AM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is the Transfer of Funds within the Department of Public Works and such other business as may be presented before such meeting. Regards, George W. Brown […]

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Committee Meetings HR / FP

Please be advised that a Human Resource Committee meeting will be held July 24, 2018 at 2:00-pm in the City  Council Committee Room 201 followed by a meeting by the Finance and Planning Committee. Regards, George W. Brown City Clerk

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Permit Info | Documents & Forms


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Building Permit

Checklist for Building Permit

Building Permit Application Form

Items to Submit for a Building Permit Form

Construction Documents Requirements Form

Demolition Permit

Demolition Permit Application Form

Electrical Permit

 

Electrical Permit Application Form

 

Equipment Permit

Equipment Permit Application Form

 

Sign Permit

Sign Permit Application

 

Plumbing Permit

Available in person

 

Reapportionment and Subdivision Application

Reapportionment and Subdivision Application

 

Contractor’s Information Form

Contractor Information Form Instructions

Contractors Information Form

 

Amendment Application

Amendment Application

 

Fuel Oil Burner Inspection for Installation

Application for Inspection of Fuel Oil Burner Installation

 

Certificate of Occupancy

Certificate of Occupancy Application Form

 

Certificate of Tenancy

Certificate of Tenancy Application Form

 

 

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Special City Council Finance & Planning / Human Resources Meeting

Please be advised that there will be a Special Meeting of the Committee of Finance and Planning  on Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 2pm in the City Council Committee Room. Following the above meeting the Committee for Human Resources will also hold a meeting. George W. Brown City Clerk

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Special Meeting Of The City Council ( Revised Time 6pm not 8pm)

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Monday August 13, 2018 revised to 6:00pm in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to enact an ordinance authorizing the re-classification, transfer and issuance of Health benefits to the Planning Commissioner, and such other business as […]

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Board of Ethics Meeting Dates

Please be advised that the Board of Ethics will meet on the following dates. August 27, September 10, September 24, October 15, October 22,  and November 5, 2018. Meetings will be held at City Hall and generally begins at 7:00pm. Submitted by Secretary of the Board of Ethics Gregory J. Cannata, Esq.  

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City Council Special Meeting Notice

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the City Council will be held on Friday July 27, 2018 at 9:00AM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is the Transfer of Funds within the Department of Public Works and such other business as may be presented before such meeting. Regards, George W. Brown […]

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Committee Meetings HR / FP

Please be advised that a Human Resource Committee meeting will be held July 24, 2018 at 2:00-pm in the City  Council Committee Room 201 followed by a meeting by the Finance and Planning Committee. Regards, George W. Brown City Clerk

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