Building Department

The Planning, Zoning and Building Department are all interconnected in supporting the Town Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Regulations.

Building Department enforces all New York State and Town of Clinton Building Code Requirements in a manner to ensure the safety and stability of all structures within the town.

Building Department issues any relevant Building Permits and Certificate of Occupancy/Compliance.

Certificate of Occupancy or Title Search request:  

       You must include the name of property owner, physical address, tax ID (Grid Number) and a check in the amount of $150.00 made payable to Town of Clinton.

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

LL 4 regulating solar and wind energy

      Local Law No. 4 of 2015 (Solar and Wind Energy Facilities Law)

Please click here to download BP form: 10https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/-/media/NYSun/files/Unified-Residential-SolarPV-Permitting-application.docx

NOTE: ALL GROUND MOUNTED SES HAVE TO GO THROUGH THE PLANNING BOARD PROCESS             APPROVAL.

– Refer to Building Permit forms packet

    NOTE: 3 Insurances (Liability, Disability and Workers’ Compensation Insurances) are a MUST.

     https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/insurance-requirements.page

 – Building permit process takes 2 weeks from the date of complete submission.

  -Check payable to Town of Clinton.

– Incomplete submission CANNOT be processed.

Building Forms and Information-

 (includes insurance forms)
2017 Building Permit packet
Building Permit Form 2016

NYS-Unified-Solar-Permit-2016 (click the link below)

Unified-Residential-SolarPV-Permitting-application

Affidavit of Cost of Construction
insurance-exemption-affidavit
Demolition Permit Application
CONSENT FORM

Driveway Approval

RES 29 of 2020 FEE SCHEDULE July 14, 2020

Request for New Address Form:

https://www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/Real-Property-Tax/Docs/New-Address-Request-Form.pdf

Click to access New-Address-Request-Form.pdf

Swimming Pool Requirement

Building Permits are required for all swimming pools: in ground, above ground, hot tubs, spas and the new on ground inflatable pools with a depth greater than two (2) feet.

swimming pool fence

Michael Cosenza, Building Inspector
Arlene Campbell, Clerk

Office Location:
Masonic Hall Building

Hours:
8:00 am to 3:00 pm (Building Inspector's hours) Mondays and Thursdays

Phone: 845-266-5704 x 115 Arlene 845-266-5704 x 104 Michael Cosenza
Fax: 266-5748
Email: BuildingZoning@Townofclinton.com; pbzba@townofclinton.com

Mailing Address:
Masonic Hall 1215 Centre Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572