Code Enforcement Officer:
Phone: (315) 686-3512 ext. 29
Fax: (315) 686-2651
The Town & Village of Clayton Code Enforcement Officer
is responsible to enforce the International Building and Fire Protection Code,
the New York State Uniform Building and Fire Protection Code and local municipal
building codes, as well as the provisions of other local laws pertaining to
quality of life issues.
Reviews, checks, and passes on plans and
specifications submitted with building permit applications for compliance
with building and fire protection codes, zoning ordinance and applicable
laws prior to issuing permits.
Inspects buildings and structures in the process of
construction or repair for compliance with approved plans and specifications
and all requirements of applicable ordinances or laws.
Issues building permits and furnishes the prescribed
certificates of occupancy upon application.
Explains the requirements of the local building
codes, the local zoning ordinance, the International Building and Fire Code
and other applicable laws to building contractors and to the general public.
Provides for removal of illegal or unsafe conditions
and secures the necessary safeguards during construction.
Order unsafe conditions in existing structures to be
removed and arranges for condemnation notices to owners and builders of
improper or hazardous structures.
Inspects existing buildings and structures to ensure
their conformity with safety standards.
Investigates complaints and assists in prosecuting
violations of the building code and zoning ordinance.
Maintains records of acts and decisions.
Prepares periodic reports of buildings and
structures erected or altered, of permits issued, of fees collected, and
estimated costs of work covered by such permits, for presentation to the
Village Board of Trustees.
Attends basic and continuing in-service training
Zoning & Planning Public Notices
forget that you must add the Certificate of Occupancy fee to the Permit fee
for a final price.
make checks payable to:
Town of Clayton-Code Enforcement
New York State Uniform Fire Prevention & Building Code
Other Links of Interest
ADA Accessibility Guidelines
for Buildings and Facilities (ADAAG)
NYS Division of Code Enforcement and Administration
Emergency Housing and Assistance
- Salvation Army, (315) 782-4470
- American Red Cross, (315) 782-4410
Jefferson County Department of Social Services
Legal questions regarding Lease and Rental Restrictions
- New York State Attorney General's Office, (315) 785-2444
New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG):
- Electricity Outage (800) 572-1131
- Gas Odor (800) 572-1121
Notice of Emergency Adoption
- Temporary Swimming Pool
Addition of section 1228.4 of Title 19 NYCRR.
Pool Safety Information Page
Rule Effective Date: December 19, 2007)
19 NYCRR Part 1228
- Additional Uniform Code Provisions