Building, Planning & Zoning

(1) A Building Permit shall be required for any work which must conform to the Uniform Code and/or the Energy Code, including but not limited to, the construction, enlargement, alteration, improvement, removal, relocation or demolition of any building or structure or any portion thereof, and the installation of a solid-fuel-burning heating appliance, chimney or flue in any dwelling unit. No person shall commence any work for which a building permit is required without first having obtained a building permit from the Code Enforcement Officer.

(2) In nonresidential districts, whenever there is a change in occupant of a building or site, the new occupant must apply for a change of occupancy permit and receive a certificate of occupancy approving the change in occupancy. Exemptions. No building permit shall be required for: http://ecode360.com/7247275#7247280 You should see the Building Inspector or Code Enforcement Officer if you require a Building Permit, Certificate of Occupancy, plans to open a new business, municipal search for an existing building, sign permit, and temporary sign permits.

If you are not sure if you need a building permit or any other permit, you may contact the Zoning and Planning Department at 845-297-5277
You should make an appointment to see the Planning Board 15 business days before their meeting if you are: – Opening a new business in the Village – The building or remodeling a structure in a Commercial Zone – Installing or Changing a sign for a new business – Subdivision / Site Plan Review – If you are not sure if you should see the Planning Board, call 845-297-5277

Departments

Building Department

Village Hall
2582 South Avenue – Rear entrance, second floor.
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Bryan Murphy, Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator
Robert Wallner, Deputy Building Inspector

Phone: (845) 297-5277
Fax: (845) 296-0379.
E-mail: bmurphy@wappingersfallsny.gov
Appointments are needed for all plan reviews.

Helpful Links

Building Permit Forms
Building Code ecode chapters 64 and 151
Comprehensive Plan
Exterior Deck Codes
FAQs
New York State Building Standards & Codes

Planning Board

Planning Board Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 7pm at the American Legion, 7 Spring Street, Wappingers Falls.
(Click here for the Planning Board meeting schedule)

Planning Board Office: 2582 South Avenue, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Phone: (845) 297-5277
Fax: (845) 296-0379.
Mercedes Perez, Secretary to Planning & Zoning
E-mail: Mperez@wappingersfallsny.gov

Planning Board Chairman

Tom Morris

Planning Board Members

Michael Ruffen

Adam Lauricella

Bonnie Kieffer

Alix Winsby

Alternates:

George Moran, Don McCormick, Joe Simoni

Helpful Links

2020 Planning Board Meeting Schedule
Agendas/Submissions
Minutes
Building Permit Forms
Building Code ecode chapters 64 and 151
Comprehensive Plan
New York State Building Standards & Codes

Zoning Board

Zoning Board Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at the American Legion, 7 Spring Street, Wappingers Falls  NY 12590 at 7pm.
(Click here for the Zoning Board meeting schedule)

Zoning Board Office: 2582 South Avenue, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Phone: (845) 297-5277
Fax: (845) 296-0379
Mercedes Perez, Secretary to Planning & Zoning
E-mail: Mperez@wappingersfallsny.gov

Zoning Board Chairman

Allan Firstenberg

Zoning Board Members

Heidi Murphy

Bridget Gannon

Frank Barresi

Rachel DiGrazia

Alternates:

Loretta Holoway and Vincent Harvey

Helpful Links

Zoning Map
2020 Zoning Meeting Schedule
Agendas
Minutes

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