Eric Crandall - Code Enforcement Officer

1255 West Water Street
Elmira, New York 14905
(607) 734-3608
(607) 734-4089 fax

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(s)
  • Estimated cost of the work being done
  • Brief description of the work
  • Phone number or email address

  • Upon receipt of the permit fee and all required documents, 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.

    Town of Elmira 1255 W. Water Street Elmira, NY 14905
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