Tuesday, May 23, 2017

East Rochester Office of the Building Inspector

Please help us preserve & improve the high quality of life we enjoy in East Rochester.

The Building Department is open Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and performs the following functions:

  • Building Inspector - issues permits for new construction, fences, signs, additions, etc. ensuring that all Village buildings meet the requirements of the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code.
  • Fire Marshal - performs fire safety inspections.
  • Code Enforcement Officer - responsible for the enforcement of all codes within the Village on a proactive basis and in response to complaints.
  • Planning & Zoning - attends and participates in all meetings handling matters related to planning, zoning and related matters.

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Code Basics

Please help us preserve & improve the high quality of life we enjoy in East Rochester. Compliance with these and all Village codes will help us as a community raise the level of awareness and expectation about code enforcement, and ultimately help us achieve the goal of community wide code compliance. Read more code basics »

Building Permit Information

There are a number of building activities that require building permits. Building Permit applications must be accompanied by two sets of detailed construction drawings (may be required to be stamped by a NYS licensed Architect or Engineer). Digital plans required for residential and commercial construction (exceptions: pools, sheds, decks & fences), via e-mail or disc. Read more about permits »

Official Zoning Map

The Official Town/Village of East Rochester Zoning Map details where the residential, commercial and industrial parts of town begin and end. View the zoning map »

Applications and Checklists

Many building projects require the filing of specific paperwork. Consult our list of commonly requested forms to find the paperwork that you need to get started with your project. See the list of applications and checklists »

Hiring A Contractor

There are many things to consider as part of your building project. When hiring a contractor, the New York State Office of the Attorney General has a variety of tips and recommendations. Read more about hiring contractors »

About East Rochester

Walter Parce, a native of Fairport, was instrumental in founding the planned village of "Despatch" in 1897, which was named after its first major business.   Learn more »

Get in touch

Town/Village of East Rochester
317 Main Street
East Rochester, New York 14445

Phone number : (585) 586-3553
Fax number : (585) 419-8282