Buildings

Curtis Woods
Curtis Woods
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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Real Estate Committee Meeting – June 24, 2016 – CANCELED

Please be advised that the regular meeting of the Real Estate Committee scheduled to be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York, has been CANCELED.

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ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD MEETING – JUNE 22, 2016

June 22, 2016

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REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE MEETING — Friday, June 24, 2016

Please be advised that a Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY MEETING – JUNE 201, 2016

URA Special meeting 06-20-2016

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PLANNING BOARD SPECIAL MEETING – JUNE 14, 2016

June 14, 2016 special meeting

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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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Related News

Real Estate Committee Meeting – June 24, 2016 – CANCELED

Please be advised that the regular meeting of the Real Estate Committee scheduled to be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York, has been CANCELED.

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ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD MEETING – JUNE 22, 2016

June 22, 2016

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REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE MEETING — Friday, June 24, 2016

Please be advised that a Regular Meeting of the Real Estate Committee will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room, Second Floor, City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York.

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URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY MEETING – JUNE 201, 2016

URA Special meeting 06-20-2016

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PLANNING BOARD SPECIAL MEETING – JUNE 14, 2016

June 14, 2016 special meeting

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