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Building Department
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Contact:
Building Inspector
Code Enforcement Officer
Address:
18 Glenridge Road
Glenville, NY 12302
Phone:
518-688-1200 ext. 405
Fax:
518-384-0140
Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Appointments are recommended.
 
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ADMINISTERS AND ENFORCES: Provisions of laws, codes, and ordinances pertaining to the location, design, materials, construction, alteration, repair, equipment, maintenance, use, occupancy, removal, and demolition of structures located within the Town of Glenville.

BUILDING PERMITS: Are required for many building projects, including new construction, additions, structural changes, signs, decks, fences, finished basements, swimming pools, demolition, roofing, siding, and window replacement.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
SWIMMING POOLS AND CARBON MONIXIDE ALARMS

Carbon Monoxide Alarms (Amanda's Law)     www.dos.state.ny.us/code/COAlarm.htm 


Effective February 22, 2010 carbon monoxide alarms are required in all existing and new single-family homes along with most other buildings that have sleeping units/rooms.  The carbon monoxide alarms are required in addition to smoke alarms as follows:
        Homes constructed prior to 1/1/08 and where no modification has taken place, carbon monoxide alarms are permitted to be battery operated.   The alarm must be located on the lowest story having a sleeping area.
        Homes constructed after 1/1/08  or where modification has taken place the alarms must be hardwired and interconnected.  An alarm is required on each story with a sleeping area; AND on each story where a carbon monoxide source is located (i.e. attached garage, gas fireplace, gas hot water, etc).
Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarms save lives.  Please contact the Building Department at 688-1200, Ext. 405 for more information.


Swimming Pools (including inflatables and other quick-set type)

The installation or placement of a swimming pool on your property is something that you have most likely thought about for some time.  Swimming pools can now be purchased at most local stores and installed or inflated in a matter of hours.  However, the convenience of the purchase does not eliminate or lessen your responsibilities.
Following are a few basic guidelines for swimming pools:
        Any pool capable of containing more than 24 inches of water is a "swimming pool" and is regulated by the NYS Building Code.  
        All swimming pools require a permit from the Town of Glenville Building Department prior to installation or placement.  This includes inflatable, plastic, quick-set and similar type pools.  There are no provisions or exemptions for "temporary" swimming pools in the code.
        All swimming pools must comply with the NYS Building Code and require a final inspection by the Town of Glenville Building Department prior to use.  For additional information click    Swimming Pool Guidelines    For the permit application click   Swimming Pool Permit Application