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BUILDING / CODES
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICE
1255 West Water Street
Elmira, New York 14905
(607) 734-3608
(607) 734-4089 fax

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm or by prior arrangement

codeofficer@townofelmira.com


Required Insurance:
Both General Commercial Liability in the amount of $1,000,000, AND Worker's Compensation including Disability is required to issue a Permit. A state CE-200 may substitute for Worker's Compensation and Disability. A BP-1 for homeowner projects may substitute for both. Certificates of Insurance (ACORD form for liability and C-105.2 plus db-120.1 for Worker's Comp and Disability), showing the Town of Elmira as Certificate Holder, must be on file in this office before a Permit can be issued.

RESOURCES

CODES / ZONING
- New York State Building Codes ...link
- Town of Elmira Zoning Map ...link
- Town Laws, Ordinances & Zoning ...link
- Building Permit Fees ...link
- I want to build a deck! What do I need to do? ...link
LANDLORD
- Landlord Rental Housing Registration Form ...link
- NYS Landlord Smoke-free Tool Kit ...link
FLOODING
- Flood Zone Descriptions ...link
- Floodplain Development Standards ...link
- Stormwater Information Resource ...link
- NFIP Flood Info ...link
- Chemung River Map Historic Flooding ...link
- National Flood Ins. Program ...link
- Clinton Street Drainage Development ...link

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