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CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICE
1255 West Water Street
Elmira, New York 14905
(607) 734-3608
(607) 734-4089 fax
codeofficer@townofelmira.com
Eric Crandall - Code Enforcement Officer

Office Hours 
Monday - Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm
CLOSED FROM 12pm-1pm





To obtain a permit, residents and contractors are urged to email or call with the following information:
  • Address where work is being performed
  • Name of contractor
  • Estimated cost of the work being done
  • Brief description of the work
  • Phone number or email address
In some cases, upon receipt of the permit fee, building permits may be issued electronically or mailed.



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.

Files & Links
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  • SOLAR APPLICATION SET 2019
  • Town of Elmira NY Unified Solar Permit Application 2019
  • New York State Building Codes
  • Town of Elmira Zoning Map
  • Town Codes, Laws, Ordinances & Zoning
  • Building Permit Fees
  • Flood Zoning Map
  • I want to build a deck! What do I need to do?
  • Landlord Rental Housing Registration Form
  • NYS Landlord Smoke-free Tool Kit
  • Flood Zone Descriptions
  • Floodplain Development Standards
  • Stormwater Information Resource
  • NFIP Flood Info
  • Chemung River Map Historic Flooding
  • National Flood Ins. Program
  • Clinton Street Drainage Development
  • Building Permits
    Hours of Operation:
    Mon-Fri 8:30 - 4:30
    CLOSED 12pm - 1pm
    607-734-3608

    PLANNING BOARD

    Meetings held on first Monday of the month

    Mark Miles, Chairman
    Ron McConnell, Secretary
    Mike Kohberger
    Nick Kapnolas
    Paul DiPietro
    Tom Kump
    William Maloney 


    ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

    Meetings held on fourth Tuesday of the month

    Joseph Sullivan, Chairman
    Chris Longwell
    Scot Gerould
    Peter Peterson


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