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Code Enforcement Office
Our Mission: The mission of the Department of Code Enforcement is to serve the community by providing for the health, safety, welfare, and safety education of the public.
The Department encompasses the following division areas:
Email the Code Enforcement Office here: email@example.com
The Code Enforcement Officer coordinates the enforcement activities of the
various divisions and additionally coordinates cases between the Code
Enforcement Office, City Officials, Planning Board, the Zoning Board of Appeals,
and the Fire Department.
The Code Enforcement Office is tasked with the enforcement of the Building Code of New York State, and local laws and ordinances dealing with building construction, renovations (interior and exterior) and building demolition and removal.
If you are unsure about the need for a permit, call the Code Enforcement
Office at (607) 334-1242 or E-mail the Code
Enforcement office here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Building Permit Inspections
(Request an inspection for your building project here. email@example.com
Building Inspections are required during each stage of construction to ensure compliance with construction codes and building plans. Inspections are required at the following stages:
Inspections should be requested at least one business day before inspection is needed (607) 334-1242.
The primary function of Zoning Compliance is to identify and correct violations of the City of Norwich Codes and Ordinances. The staff operates upon citizen complaints and their own observations. The Department works closely with violators to obtain compliance, however if necessary the Code Enforcement staff will present cases to Justice Court for prosecution.
Fire/Life Safety Inspections
All commercial and multiple residential buildings require periodic Fire/Life
Safety inspections for compliance with the New York State Code.
Email the City of Norwich Code Enforcement Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Common Code Violations
(View the Lawn maintenance ordinance)
(View the Junk Vehicle Code)
(View the Garbage Ordinance)