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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BOARD OF ESTIMATE MEETING NOTICE

A REGULAR MEETING of the BOARD OF ESTIMATE AND CONTRACT held on TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 2, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. in the MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.        

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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MOUNT VERNON BOARD OF ESTIMATE AND CONTRACT

Please be advised that there will be a SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MOUNT VERNON BOARD OF ESTIMATE AND CONTRACT ON THURSDAY DECEMBER 28TH, 2017 AT 11:00 AM, in the MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM, First Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.   THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS:   “ORDER ON CONSENT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL […]

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Board of Ethics meetings in December 2017

The Board of Ethics will meet at 7:00pm in the City Council Committee room on the following dates: Monday December 4, 2017 Monday December 18, 2017

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REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE MEETING – Friday, June 2, 2017

Please be advised that due to the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the next Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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Department of Recreation: SENIOR DAY TRIPS (May-Oct 2017)

Mayor Richard Thomas, The City of Mount Vernon NY and Mount Vernon Department of Recreation invite all to ride with us … Scroll down for all locations & details: FOXWOODS SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 Departs Armory: 144 North 5th Avenue @ 7:00am SHARP  Donation: $35.00 per person Non-Refundable ~ Deadline/All monies due by: Thursday, April 6, […]

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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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BOARD OF ESTIMATE MEETING NOTICE

A REGULAR MEETING of the BOARD OF ESTIMATE AND CONTRACT held on TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 2, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. in the MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.        

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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MOUNT VERNON BOARD OF ESTIMATE AND CONTRACT

Please be advised that there will be a SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MOUNT VERNON BOARD OF ESTIMATE AND CONTRACT ON THURSDAY DECEMBER 28TH, 2017 AT 11:00 AM, in the MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM, First Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.   THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS:   “ORDER ON CONSENT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL […]

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Board of Ethics meetings in December 2017

The Board of Ethics will meet at 7:00pm in the City Council Committee room on the following dates: Monday December 4, 2017 Monday December 18, 2017

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REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE MEETING – Friday, June 2, 2017

Please be advised that due to the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the next Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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Department of Recreation: SENIOR DAY TRIPS (May-Oct 2017)

Mayor Richard Thomas, The City of Mount Vernon NY and Mount Vernon Department of Recreation invite all to ride with us … Scroll down for all locations & details: FOXWOODS SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 Departs Armory: 144 North 5th Avenue @ 7:00am SHARP  Donation: $35.00 per person Non-Refundable ~ Deadline/All monies due by: Thursday, April 6, […]

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