Code Enforcement Officer
The Colden Building Department administers and enforces regulations, pertaining to use of property and the construction of buildings. It reviews plans and conducts filed inspections for compliance with various local and state, standards, particularly the Town Zoning Code and the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (NYSUFPBC). These codes apply to planning, zoning, building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, fire, health and the environment.
All building projects ranging from a small addition to a major commercial structure must meet certain standards of safety. The Building Department receives and processes all applications for construction, alterations, additions, and accessory structures for residential and commercial projects, for compliance with the Town of Colden Code and Building Department requirements, in addition to the requirements of the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code. Projects under review by the department are not permitted to begin prior to the issuance of the permit.
Responsibilities of the Department and Code Enforcement Officers are as follows: