Buildings

Curtis Woods
Curtis Woods
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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Department of Recreation: OFFICE FOR THE AGING – April 2016 Scheduled Activities/Events & Menu

Mount Vernon Department of Recreation OFFICE FOR THE AGING APRIL 2016 Event / Activities / Menu To enroll in the Office for the Aging program and take advantage of all Recreation has to offer, call directly to the site near you and/or the loved one whom you’d like to enter into our program: The Armory: 914.665.2315  […]

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Special Real Estate Committee Meeting – Friday, April 8, 2016

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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Department of Recreation: SPECIAL EVENTS – Y2016

The City of Mount Vernon NY, Mayor Richard Thomas and the Department of Recreation: Darren M. Morton, Ed.D.-Commissioner, Diane Atkins, MPA-Deputy Commissioner invite you to “Save-the-Dates” & join us for upcoming Special Recreation Events for the year 2016. Information is subject to change. NOTE: There is a nominal fee for various senior “luncheon” … details to […]

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Department of Recreation: OFFICE FOR THE AGING … Selling Your Home?

The City of Mount Vernon NY, Mayor Richard Thomas, Department of Recreation: Darren M. Morton, Ed.D., Commissioner, Diane Atkins, MPA, Deputy Commissioner, OFFICE FOR THE AGING: Geraldine Christiana, Director present: SELLING YOUR HOME? FIND OUT WHAT IT’S WORTH! Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 10:00am Mount Vernon Armory  |  144 North 5th Avenue  |  Mount Vernon […]

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Department of Recreation: BASKETBALL – TIME SENSITIVE … Westchester Knicks Comp Tickets Available

The City of Mount Vernon, New York – Mayor Richard Thomas, Mount Vernon Department of Recreation: Darren M. Morton, Ed.D., Commissioner, Diane Atkins, MPA, Deputy Commissioner, Ric Wright,  has COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS to this Monday, March 28, 2016 (vs The Canton Charge) & Wednesday, March 30, 2016’s (vs The Maine Red Claws) games … offered to […]

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Permit Info | Documents & Forms


FEE SCHEDULE

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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Department of Recreation: OFFICE FOR THE AGING – April 2016 Scheduled Activities/Events & Menu

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