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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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS HURRICANE SANDY CLEANUP

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS HURRICANE SANDY CLEANUP Heavy winds last evening uprooted a number of trees, damaging power lines and making the night dangerous for emergency service personnel. Public Works officials and Con Edison were forced to suspend cleanup efforts after heavy winds posed a threat to the safety of personnel.   A large portion of […]

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HURRICANE SANDY – SHELTERS

Longfellow Middle School – 624 South Third Avenue The Armory – 144 North 5th Avenue Macedonia Community Center – 103 West 2nd Street (corner 8th Avenue & 2nd Street Friendship Worship Center  – 261 E Lincoln Avenue Mt. Olivet Apostolic Church – 103 West 7th Street White Rock Baptist Church – 270 So 5th Avenue […]

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10/28/12 HURRICANE SANDY – CLOSINGS AND SUSPENSIONS CITY ISSUES WARNINGS

Mount Vernon, New York, October 28, 2012-With weather predications changing hourly, Mount Vernon officials are urging citizens to take caution while Hurricane Sandy makes her way through the area. “We’re as ready as we can be and hope that residents will heed warnings to take precautions as this storm passes through”, said Mayor Ernest D. […]

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10/27/12 MOUNT VERNON PREPARES FOR HURRICANE SANDY

Mount Vernon, New York, October 27, 2012 – City officials met to finalize emergency preparedness in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy hitting the area. “We still have a little time left before the storm gets to us but this is one of those occasions where I think we can never be too cautious”, said Mayor Ernest […]

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Updated Draft Parcel Based Zoning Map now available online

The Department of Planning and Community Development in collaboration with the Department of Buildings have created a Draft Parcel-Based Zoning Map for public viewing.  The current Zoning Map is being updated to conform (where possible) to the tax parcel base map of the City.  The update to the Zoning Map is still ongoing; therefore, 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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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS HURRICANE SANDY CLEANUP

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS HURRICANE SANDY CLEANUP Heavy winds last evening uprooted a number of trees, damaging power lines and making the night dangerous for emergency service personnel. Public Works officials and Con Edison were forced to suspend cleanup efforts after heavy winds posed a threat to the safety of personnel.   A large portion of […]

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HURRICANE SANDY – SHELTERS

Longfellow Middle School – 624 South Third Avenue The Armory – 144 North 5th Avenue Macedonia Community Center – 103 West 2nd Street (corner 8th Avenue & 2nd Street Friendship Worship Center  – 261 E Lincoln Avenue Mt. Olivet Apostolic Church – 103 West 7th Street White Rock Baptist Church – 270 So 5th Avenue […]

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10/28/12 HURRICANE SANDY – CLOSINGS AND SUSPENSIONS CITY ISSUES WARNINGS

Mount Vernon, New York, October 28, 2012-With weather predications changing hourly, Mount Vernon officials are urging citizens to take caution while Hurricane Sandy makes her way through the area. “We’re as ready as we can be and hope that residents will heed warnings to take precautions as this storm passes through”, said Mayor Ernest D. […]

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10/27/12 MOUNT VERNON PREPARES FOR HURRICANE SANDY

Mount Vernon, New York, October 27, 2012 – City officials met to finalize emergency preparedness in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy hitting the area. “We still have a little time left before the storm gets to us but this is one of those occasions where I think we can never be too cautious”, said Mayor Ernest […]

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Updated Draft Parcel Based Zoning Map now available online

The Department of Planning and Community Development in collaboration with the Department of Buildings have created a Draft Parcel-Based Zoning Map for public viewing.  The current Zoning Map is being updated to conform (where possible) to the tax parcel base map of the City.  The update to the Zoning Map is still ongoing; therefore, the […]

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