Contact Information
 

Building Inspector
Gary Vinson
Email   

Assistant Building Inspector
           


Chief Fire Inspector
               

Assistant to Building Inspector
Diane Hines

P: (845) 534-9429
F: (845) 534-2178

Address
Building Department
183 Main Street
Cornwall, NY 12518

Hours
       Monday - Friday           8:30am - 4:30pm                          

The Building Department administers and enforces the New York State Building Code, the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Cornwall, and the code of the Town of Cornwall.

The Building Department is responsible for issuing building permits, conducting construction inspections, and investigating complaints.
  • Triplicate permit applications available at Building Department
  • Field inspections are conducted between the hours of 9am - 12pm
  • Bonafide complaints must be signed and submitted in writing.
The Building Department is responsible for conducting annual fire safety inspections of all non-residential and commercial properties within the Town.
  • Fire Inspections are conducted between the hours of of 9am - 12pm

Building Department Forms and Downloads
Approved Electrical Inspectors
Zoning Map
Zoning Regulations

Planning Board
Chairman Neil Novesky
Reviews and approves all requests for subdivisions, site plan, and special permits. Applications are available at the buildings department after attending a planning board technical work session "by appointment only".

Planning Board 2021 Meeting Dates
Work Session Start 1:30PM

Submission Deadline  12:00 PM

Meeting Start 7:00 PM
December 10, 2020 December 16, 2020 January 4, 2021
January 14, 2021 January 20, 2021 February 1, 2021
February 11, 2021 February 17, 2021 March 1, 2021
March 18, 2021 March 24, 2021 April 5, 2021
April 15, 2021 April 21, 2021 May 3, 2021
May 20, 2021 May 26, 2021 June 7, 2021
June 17, 2021 June 23, 2021 July 6, 2021 (Tuesday)
July 15, 2021 July 21, 2021 August 2, 2021
August 19, 2021 August 25, 2021 Sept. 7, 2021 (Tuesday)
September 16, 2021 September 27, 2021 October 4, 2021
October 14, 2021 October 20, 2021 November 1, 2021
November 18, 2021 Nov. 23, 2021 (Tuesday) December 6, 2021
December 16, 2021 December 22, 2021 January 3, 2021


Zoning Board of Appeals

Chairwoman Lenora Ramson
Reviews all requests for waivers to the Town Zoning Ordinance.  Applications available at building department upon permit denial by the building inspector for non zoning compliance. 

Zoning Board of Appeals 2021 Meeting Dates
11:00 AM Deadline Local Application By 12:00 PM Mailing Deadline Meeting 7:00 PM
January 4, 2021 January 6, 2021 January 8, 2021 Jan. 19, 2021 (Tuesday)
February 1, 2021 February 3, 2021 February 5, 2021 Feb. 16, 2021 (Tuesday)
March 1, 2021 March 3, 2021 March 5, 2021 March 15, 2021
April 5, 2021 April 7, 2021 April 9, 2021 April 19, 2021
May 3, 2021 May 5, 2021 May 7, 2021 May 17, 2021
June 7, 2021 June 9, 2021 June 11, 2021 June 21, 2021
July 5, 2021 July 7, 2021 July 9, 2021 July 19, 2021
August 2, 2021 August 4, 2021 August 6, 2021 August 16, 2021
September 6, 2021 September 8, 2021 September 10, 2021 September 20, 2021
October 4, 2021 October 6, 2021 October 8, 2021 October 18, 2021
November 1, 2021 November 3, 2021 November 5, 2021 November 15, 2021
December 6, 2021 December 8, 2021 December 10, 2021 December 20, 2021