Building Permit Applications
All Applications MUST Include:
Homeowner is Contractor
Zoning Board of Appeals/Planning Board
Building permits are generally issued 5 to 10 business days after all required paperwork and information has been submitted. Please be advised: If the BI must return to a property a third time for the same type of inspection because the first two inspections failed or the work was not ready/done, there will be a $100.00 charge for each additional time the BI must return to do repeat inspections.
Town of Blooming Grove code: § 128-4. Building permits. I. Time limits. Building permits shall become invalid unless the authorized work is commenced within six months following the date of issuance. Building permits shall expire 12 months after the date of issuance. A building permit which has become invalid or which has expired pursuant to this subsection may be renewed upon application by the permit holder, payment of the applicable fee, and approval of the application by the Code Enforcement Officer.
If approved by the Building Inspector, a permit can be extended one time only for one more year and half of original permit fee. Please be advised that it is the applicant’s/home owner’s/contractor’s responsibility to schedule inspections (24 hour notice required), call this office to find out if the inspection was approved/denied and submit final paperwork to close out the permit. There will be a $125.00 fee to close out an expired permit.
A permit is not required, cannot exceed 6 feet in height can be placed on property line (must consider Town easement and traffic sight distance). If stockade style, finished side must face out.
Many residents have purchased inflatable/quick-set swimming pools as a low cost alternative to an above-ground pool. The use of these pools violates NYS Codes unless certain requirements are met. The State requirements are as follows:
In addition, the Town of Blooming Grove zoning laws requires that you:
Town Fee Schedule
Special Use Permit
Official Complaint Form
Town & NYS Codes