31 East Main Street
Norwich, NY 13815
MAILING ADDRESS: One City Plaza Norwich, NY, 13815
13815 Phone: (607) 334-1233
FAX: (607) 334-1938
Email : email@example.com
Code Enforcement Officer: Amy Donnison
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am - 5 pm
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR OFFICES have relocated to 31 East Main Street, 1st Floor of the Firehouse
The mission of the Department of Code Enforcement is to serve the community by providing for the health, safety, welfare, and safety education of the public. The Code Enforcement Officer coordinates the enforcement activities of the various divisions and additionally coordinates cases between the Code Enforcement Office, City Officials, Planning Board, the Zoning Board of Appeals, and the Fire Department.
The Department encompasses the following division areas:
The Code Enforcement Office is tasked with the enforcement of the Building Code of New York State, and local laws and ordinances dealing with building construction, renovations (interior and exterior) and building demolition and removal.
If you are unsure about the need for a permit, call the Code Enforcement
Office at (607) 334-1233.
(View the Building Permit Application here)
(View the Plumbing and Heating Permit Application here)
(View the Fence Permit Application here)
(View the Sign permit Application here)
(View the Pool Permit Application here)
Building Inspections are required during each stage of construction to ensure compliance with construction codes and building plans. Inspections are required at the following stages:
Inspections should be requested at least one business day before inspection is needed (607) 334-1233.
The primary function of Zoning Compliance is to identify and correct violations of the City of Norwich Codes and Ordinances. The staff operates upon citizen complaints and their own observations. The Department works closely with violators to obtain compliance, however if necessary the Code Enforcement staff will present cases to Justice Court for prosecution.
All commercial and multiple residential buildings require periodic Fire/Life Safety inspections for compliance with the New York State Code.
The Fire Department and Code Enforcement Office conducts fire safety education programs on various subjects dealing with fire prevention and safety.
Waste materials and trash: Rubbish, trash, garbage, and other waste materials may be stored only in proper receptacles. (View the Garbage Ordinance)