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 $175.00 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

 NOTE:  ALL BUILDING PERMITS ARE GOOD FOR ONE YEAR EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2023.

  -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

3rd Party Electrical Inspectors 2021

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

Highway driveway form

RES 20 of 2022 the FEE SCHEDULE

Request for New Address Form:  911 Address_Request_Form_2021

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

2017 Building Code Pool supplement (1)

2017 supplement Sec, 3109.4 Pool barrier height and clearances

Michael Cosenza, Building Inspector
Billie West, Building Clerk

Office Location:
Masonic Hall Building

Hours:
Bldg Inspector: 8:30 am to 3 pm Mon and Thurs / Clerk: 9 am to 4 pm Mon and Tues; 9 am to 12:30 pm Thurs

Phone: 845-266-5704 x 143 - Billie West, Clerk; x 104 - Michael Cosenza, Building Inspector
Fax: 845-266-5748
Email: BuildingZoning@Townofclinton.com; buildingclerk@townofclinton.com

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

Other Information:

To Schedule Building Inspections email: buildingclerk@townofclinton.com or call 845-266-5704, ext. 143