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 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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Real Estate Committee Meeting – Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Please be advised that a Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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Special City Council Meeting

The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday December 21, 2015 at 10:30 am in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to Fix a Date for a Public Hearing on the 2016 Annual Estimate and any other business that may come before the City Council at that time. 

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Special Board of Estimate & Contract Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Board of Estimate and Contract will be held on Monday December 21, 2015 at 9:30 am in the Mayor’s Conference Room.  The purpose of the meeting is to adopt the 2016 Annual Estimate and any other business that may come before the Board at that time. City Clerk George W. […]

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Notice of Board of Estimate & Contract Public Hearing December 16, 2015

A public hearing will be held before the Board of Estimate and Contract of the City of Mount Vernon on December 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers in City Hall in reference to the Annual Estimate for the year 2016.  All interested citizens of the City of Mount Vernon will have the […]

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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 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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Real Estate Committee Meeting – Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Please be advised that a Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Special City Council Meeting

The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday December 21, 2015 at 10:30 am in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to Fix a Date for a Public Hearing on the 2016 Annual Estimate and any other business that may come before the City Council at that time. 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Special Board of Estimate & Contract Meeting

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Board of Estimate and Contract will be held on Monday December 21, 2015 at 9:30 am in the Mayor’s Conference Room.  The purpose of the meeting is to adopt the 2016 Annual Estimate and any other business that may come before the Board at that time. City Clerk George W. […]

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Notice of Board of Estimate & Contract Public Hearing December 16, 2015

A public hearing will be held before the Board of Estimate and Contract of the City of Mount Vernon on December 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers in City Hall in reference to the Annual Estimate for the year 2016.  All interested citizens of the City of Mount Vernon will have the […]

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