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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City of Mount Vernon, New York: EMERGENCY CONTACT #s

City of Mount Vernon, New York – RICHARD THOMAS, MAYOR EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION CALL THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS: LIFE THREATENING                            911 Non-Life Threatening                             211 (open 9am-7pm Saturday & Sunday) City Back-Up/Command Center           914-665-2300 DSS/Department of Social Services     914-995-2099 United Way                                                211  -or-  800-899-1479 Westchester Emergency Center             914-864-5450 FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLE ACCESSIBILITY PLEASE REMEMBER: PARK VEHICLES CLOSE […]

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Real Estate Committee Meeting – Friday, January 29, 2016

Please be advised that a Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS – SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

September 17, 2015 minutes

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City Council Special Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. in the City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York. For the Purpose of: “to adopt the 2016 Annual Estimate (Budget)”

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Special City Council Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York. For the Purpose of: “Mayor Ernie D. Davis Addresses the State of the City”

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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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City of Mount Vernon, New York: EMERGENCY CONTACT #s

City of Mount Vernon, New York – RICHARD THOMAS, MAYOR EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION CALL THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS: LIFE THREATENING                            911 Non-Life Threatening                             211 (open 9am-7pm Saturday & Sunday) City Back-Up/Command Center           914-665-2300 DSS/Department of Social Services     914-995-2099 United Way                                                211  -or-  800-899-1479 Westchester Emergency Center             914-864-5450 FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLE ACCESSIBILITY PLEASE REMEMBER: PARK VEHICLES CLOSE […]

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Real Estate Committee Meeting – Friday, January 29, 2016

Please be advised that a Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS – SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

September 17, 2015 minutes

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City Council Special Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. in the City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York. For the Purpose of: “to adopt the 2016 Annual Estimate (Budget)”

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Special City Council Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York. For the Purpose of: “Mayor Ernie D. Davis Addresses the State of the City”

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