Town of Charleston Building Permit

A copy of the Town of Charleston Building Permit is now available on line.

 

TOWN OF CHARLESTON

Building Department Application

Code Enforcement Officer

Cell 518 774 6650

DATE________________                                                                                                          No._______

Date you intend to begin building________________________________________________

Home Phone #____________________________Business Phone #______________________

Applicant’s Address________________________________________________________________

Name of Owner___________________________________________________________________

Address if Different from above______________________________________________________

Phone number____________________________________________________________________

SBL #____________________________________________________________________________

Proposed Project___________________________________________________________________

Value of Project $___________________________________________________________________

Location of Property_________________________________________________________________

Location of building on property-Attach a drawing or prints to this application_________________________________________________________________________

Are you installing a new septic system? YES_________NO___________

Are your replacing an existing septic system? YES___________NO___________

If the answer is yes to either of the two questions above a percolation test is required (an application is available for the County Soil and Water) A site plan giving details of the entire system with distances from open water, wells or wet lands as well as property lines and water pipes is also required.

 

Name of Principal Contractor_________________________________________________________

Address__________________________________________________________________________

Contractor’s phone number___________________________________

Contractor’s Workman’s Compensation Insurance Company and Number________________________

Is this a commercial project? (Example: Dwellings you intend to rent, sell or use as a place of business? ) YES______________NO_______________

Name and address of architect or engineer _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Phone number_____________________________

 

APPLICANT: Must compete 1-15 when applicable

  1. Location or property:____________________________________________________
  2. Tax Map # (SBL#)____________________________
  3. Zone District________________________________
  4. Existing us of property_________________________________________Intended use of property_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  5. Nature of work:

New Building_____________Removal/Demolition______________

Repair__________________Alteration______________________

Addition________________(Single) Mobile Home____________

Other_________________Home: Stick Built_________________

Septic_________________

Modular_______________Double Wide___________________

 

  1. Estimated Cost of Project$_________________________
  2. If multiple Dwellings:
  3. Number of dwellings______Units__________
  4. Number of bedrooms___________
  5. Number of floors_______________

 

  1. If Mobile home: New Installation YES__________NO___________
  2. If Garage # of car(s)________________
  3. If business, commercial or mixed occupancy, specify nature and extent of each type of use:_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  4. Dimensions of existing structures if alteration or additions are made:

Depth___________________ Height___________________Front______________

Rear____________________Number of stories_____________

 

  1. Dimensions of new construction: Including mobile home): Depth_____________Height_____________Front_____________

Rear__________________Number of stories_____________

 

  1. Size of lot: Front___________Rear______________Depth____________

Acre(s)______________

  1. Distance from nearest adjacent building:

Left side__________________Right side____________Rear______________

 

  1. Distance from nearest adjacent property:

Left side____________Right side______________Rear___________

BELOW DRAW AS REQUIRED

  1. Start with streets/road names
  2. Indicate interior or corner lots
  3. Show all building existing/proposed
  4. Indicate all dimensions from surrounding property lines
  5. Show location of sewage/water system in relations to structure (s)
  6. Show location of septic system to water sources, (wells, streams, etc)
  7. Water Test approval is required
  8. Show elevation views in regards to building/alteration/additions…

 

BE AWARE THAT ANY NEW BUIDLING PROPJECT OF MORE THAN 1500 SUARE FEET OF LIVING AREA MUST HAVE THE SEAL OR STAMP OF A NEW YORK STATE CERTIFIED ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER ON BUILDING PLANS.

Will you be installing a heating system YES___________NO______________

What Type ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

What type of foundation will you have __________________________________________

Will you have electricity YES___________________NO_____________________

 

Remember if you install electricity or add to the present electrical system, you will need an approved electrical underwriter to inspect the finished product before being issued a certificate of occupancy or compliance.

What type of R-Value insulation will you be using?

Walls______________Ceiling___________Floors_____________

  • Along with this application 3 sets of plans or blue prints must be submitted. These plans should include the following in either diagram or text form, building elevation, plumbing plan, window types and sizes, cross section showing foundation details, location of primary and secondary heating systems (include chimney), interior and exterior wall construction, electrical layout, exterior grade elevations, door locations and types and sizes, roof snow loan d and floor live loads.
  • Application is hereby made to the code enforcement officer of the Town of Charleston for a building permit. The applicant certifies that the above statements are true and agree the issuance of the permit is based on the accuracy thereof. False statements made herein are punishable as a Class A misdemeanor or pursuant to the section 201.45 of the penal law. As a condition to the issuance of a permit, the applicant accepts full responsibility for all damages, direct or indirect, or whatever nature and by whoever suffered, arising out of the project described herein and agrees to indemnify and save harmless the Town of Charleston from suits, actions damages and costs of every name and descriptions resulting from the said project. Further, the applicant agrees the issuance of a permit is not to be interpreted as guarantee of freedom from risk of future flooding or conformity with other codes and regulations not promulgated by the Town of Charleston.

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DATE_______________Signature of applicant________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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