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


Resolution Establishing The Standard Work Day For Elected Officials

Be it Resolved, that City Council of the City of Mount Vernon, NY hereby establishes the following standard work day for elected officials and will report the  following days worked to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System based on the record of activities maintained and submitted by these officials to the Clerk […]

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Special City Council Meeting Notice

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Thursday, Morning November 8, 2018 at 8:30 A.M. in the City Council Chambers, second floor, Mount Vernon City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York for the purpose of enacting legislation authorizing the Executive Director and one staff member to […]

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Special Legislation & Public Works Committee Meeting 10/26/18

Please be advised that there will be a Special Legislation and Public Works Committee meeting on October 26, 2018, at 6:00:pm in the City Council Committee Room. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss legal matters. Regards George W. Brown City Clerk

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The Office of the City Clerk and Registrar’s Office will close for business at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

The Office of the City Clerk and Registrar’s Office will close for business at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 Mesquite Productions will be filming in City Hall.  As a result, the City Clerk (Room 104) and Registrar (Room 115) Offices will close at 3:00 PM.

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Special City Council Finance & Planning / Human Resources Meeting

Please be advised that there will be a Special Meeting of the Committee of Finance and Planning  on Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 2pm in the City Council Committee Room. Following the above meeting the Committee for Human Resources will also hold a meeting. George W. Brown City Clerk

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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

Resolution Establishing The Standard Work Day For Elected Officials

Be it Resolved, that City Council of the City of Mount Vernon, NY hereby establishes the following standard work day for elected officials and will report the  following days worked to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System based on the record of activities maintained and submitted by these officials to the Clerk […]

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Special City Council Meeting Notice

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will be held on Thursday, Morning November 8, 2018 at 8:30 A.M. in the City Council Chambers, second floor, Mount Vernon City Hall, Mount Vernon, New York for the purpose of enacting legislation authorizing the Executive Director and one staff member to […]

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Special Legislation & Public Works Committee Meeting 10/26/18

Please be advised that there will be a Special Legislation and Public Works Committee meeting on October 26, 2018, at 6:00:pm in the City Council Committee Room. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss legal matters. Regards George W. Brown City Clerk

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The Office of the City Clerk and Registrar’s Office will close for business at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

The Office of the City Clerk and Registrar’s Office will close for business at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 Mesquite Productions will be filming in City Hall.  As a result, the City Clerk (Room 104) and Registrar (Room 115) Offices will close at 3:00 PM.

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Special City Council Finance & Planning / Human Resources Meeting

Please be advised that there will be a Special Meeting of the Committee of Finance and Planning  on Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 2pm in the City Council Committee Room. Following the above meeting the Committee for Human Resources will also hold a meeting. George W. Brown City Clerk

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