Building Permits

Construction Permits

Building Permits are required for additions to existing buildings, installations of manufactured homes, renovations and any residential/commercial construction, garages, pools, solid fuel burning devices, any electrical or plumbing work.  Stamped Architect/Engineer drawings are required for residential construction over 1500 square feet and any commercial construction.  Any non-residential construction under 140 square feet does not require a permit.  


Jason Santobianco, Code Enforcement Officer
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; Town Hall
(607) 546-5286

Septic System Permits

Septic System Permits are issued by Schuyler County Watershed Department.


Schuyler County Watershed Department
910 S. Decatur Street; Watkins Glen, NY
(607) 535-6868