Code Enforcement Officer
The Village of Waddington Code Enforcement Officer is responsible to enforce the International Building and Fire Protection Code, the New York State Uniform Building and Fire Protection Code and local municipal building codes, as well as the provisions of other local laws pertaining to quality of life issues.
§ Reviews, checks, and passes on plans and specifications submitted with building permit applications for compliance with building and fire protection codes, zoning ordinance and applicable laws prior to issuing permits.
§ Inspects buildings and structures in the process of construction or repair for compliance with approved plans and specifications and all requirements of applicable ordinances or laws.
§ Issues building permits and furnishes the prescribed certificates of occupancy and compliance.
§ Explains the requirements of the local building codes, the local zoning ordinance, the International Building and Fire Code and other applicable laws to building contractors and to the general public.
§ Provides for removal of illegal or unsafe conditions and secures the necessary safeguards during construction.
§ Order unsafe conditions in existing structures to be removed and arranges for condemnation notices to owners and builders of improper or hazardous structures.
§ Inspects existing buildings and structures to ensure their conformity with safety standards.
§ Investigates complaints and assists in prosecuting violations of the building code and zoning ordinance.
§ Prepares periodic reports of buildings and structures erected or altered, of permits issued, of fees collected, and estimated costs of work covered by such permits, for presentation to the Village Board of Trustees.
§ Attends basic and continuing in-service training courses
Building Permit Applications may be picked up and returned to the Village Clerk’s Office during regular business hours. The Code Enforcement Officer does not keep regular office hours. To contact him please call 315-322-5555. If there is no answer leave your name and phone number and he will return your call as soon as possible.