Duties & Responsibilities
The Building Department, along with the Engineering, Planning, Zoning and Assessment Departments, coordinates community development. All applications pertaining to land use in the Village are submitted to the Building Department and forwarded to the appropriate Land Use Board or Committee, i.e. Board of Architectural Review, Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Board or Committee on Historic Preservation, for consideration. The Building Department reviews plans for conformance with applicable provisions of the Village Code and the current Uniform Code Supplement New York State Building Standards and Codes and current ICC Codes. The Building Department issues various building permits for new construction, alterations, additions and renovations, as well as Certificates of Occupancy for these permits. The Building Department also issues plumbing, electrical, gas and oil heating system permits as mandated by the State of New York. The Building Department provides staff support to the Board of Architectural Review, Zoning Board of Appeals, and the Committee on Historic Preservation.
BAR Landscaping Requirements July 23 2018
Low Voltage Electrical Permits Required
All low voltage including but not limited to alarm systems, fire alarms, communication, and audio/visual requires an electrical permit to be filed with a Scarsdale approved electrical agency.