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
New York State Building Standards & Codes

Planning Board

Planning Board Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at the American Legion, 7 Spring Street, Wappingers Falls NY 12590 at 7pm.
(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

Bonnie Kieffer

Alix Winsby

Alternates:

George Moran, Don McCormick, Adam Lauricella

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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