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.

 

Recent News


10/31/12 PUT SAFETY FIRST

Con Edison crews are working round the clock to restore power to the 70% of residents left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy. Power is being restored to more and more customers every hour but it will take time to get everyone back up and running. Our public works crews have completed 65% of priority […]

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10/31/12 CANCELLATIONS

ALL CITY ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 1st, 2012

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STATEMENT OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION

A State of Emergency is hereby declared in Mount Vernon, New York effective at 5:00 p.m. on October 29, 2012. The State of Emergency has been declared due to Hurricane Sandy. The situation threatens the public safety. This State of Emergency will remain in effect until rescinded by a subsequent order. As the Chief Executive […]

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Bee-Line Update

 Bee-Line buses and Paratransit will resume service 5:00 a.m., Wednesday morning, October 31st with some detours and delays due to blocked roads.   For complete schedule information, call the Bee-Line HOTLINE (914-813-7777), weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. or log on to www.westchestergov.com/beeline.

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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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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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Related News

10/31/12 PUT SAFETY FIRST

Con Edison crews are working round the clock to restore power to the 70% of residents left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy. Power is being restored to more and more customers every hour but it will take time to get everyone back up and running. Our public works crews have completed 65% of priority […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

10/31/12 CANCELLATIONS

ALL CITY ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 1st, 2012

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

STATEMENT OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION

A State of Emergency is hereby declared in Mount Vernon, New York effective at 5:00 p.m. on October 29, 2012. The State of Emergency has been declared due to Hurricane Sandy. The situation threatens the public safety. This State of Emergency will remain in effect until rescinded by a subsequent order. As the Chief Executive […]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Bee-Line Update

 Bee-Line buses and Paratransit will resume service 5:00 a.m., Wednesday morning, October 31st with some detours and delays due to blocked roads.   For complete schedule information, call the Bee-Line HOTLINE (914-813-7777), weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. or log on to www.westchestergov.com/beeline.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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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