Building Inspector John Hamilton

John Hamilton, Building Inspector
phone (914) 762-8419
fax (914) 290-4656
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John-Paul Rodrigues Operations Center
Route 9A - P.O. Box 1166
Ossining, NY 10562

The John-Paul Rodrigues Operations Center can only be reached from the Southbound lane of Route 9A and is between Route 134 and Route 133. The Town Building Department is on the second floor. All Town offices (except for the Town Clerk’s Office) will close at 3:15pm on Fridays from July 1st through September 2nd.

The Town of Ossining Building Department has jurisdiction only in the Unincorporated Area of Ossining (outside the village limits). You must obtain an  pdf Application for Building Permit (183 KB) for any new construction or alteration to any existing structure or residence (including swimming pools, decks, sheds and signs) on your property.

NOTICE TO DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

THE TOWN OF OSSINING ADOPTED THE 2020 NY STRETCH CODE TO BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY CONSERVATION CONSTRUCTION CODE, EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2021.  BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED MUST INCLUDE A CERTIFICATION THE PLANS ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE 2020 NY STRETCH CODE IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER APPLICABLE CODES.  PLANS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED WITHOUT THIS CERTIFICATION.  A COPY OF THE 2020 NY STRETCH CODE IS AVAILABLE FOR READING: pdf NYStretch Energy Code 2020 (794 KB) .   CONTACT OUR OFFICE IF YOU REQUIRE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR CLARIFICATION ON THIS MATTER.

New York State requires a Building Permit whenever a roof is changed on a building, be it commercial or residential. If you have any questions please feel free to contact our office at 914-762-8419.

Construction that does not comply with the Town's Ordinance requires an application for a variance from the Zoning Board of Appeals. Subdivisions and Site Plans require approval from the Town Planning Board.

Please visit the folder Town's Schedule of Fees for more information on permit fees. The following Permits may be obtained at the Building Department or, if available, on the  folder Applications & Publications page.

pdf Application for Planning Board (16 KB)

folder Town of Ossining Fee Schedule

pdf Planning Board Calendar 2021 (265 KB)

pdf Application to the Zoning Board of Appeals (39 KB)

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: Effective October 3rd, 2016, plans submitted to this office to obtain a building permit must conform to the 2015 version of the International Building Code including the 2016 New York State supplement.

pdf Application for Building Permit (183 KB)

pdf Authorization to Submit Building Permit Application (115 KB)

pdf Building Permit and CO Requirements (219 KB)

pdf Energy Code Compliance For Permit and CO (180 KB)

pdf Electrical Permit (30 KB)

pdf HVAC - Mechanical Permit Application (433 KB)

pdf Plumbing Permit (518 KB)  - pdf Plumbing Certification (28 KB)

pdf Swimming Pool Info and Acceptance Form (2.54 MB)

pdf Tree Removal Application & Permit (210 KB)

pdf Affidavit of Final Cost of Construction (46 KB)

Demolition Permit - apply in person

Blasting Permit - apply in person

pdf Ossining Town Zoning Map (339 KB)

Important Reference Documents:
pdf NYS Law - Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors (28 KB)

pdf U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - Carbon Monoxide Poisoning flyer (371 KB)