Building Department

The Building Department administers and enforces the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code regulations and New Windsor Zoning laws pertaining to the location, design, materials, construction, alteration, repair, equipment, maintenance, use, occupancy, removal and demolition of structures located within the Town of New Windsor.

Permits and services available from the Building Department:

  • Building Permits
  • Sign Permits
  • Certificates of Occupancy
  • Certificates of Compliance
  • Violations and Street Reports
  • Zoning Information
  • Planning Board Referrals
  • Zoning Board Referrals
  • Notary Public


Building Department Forms and Resources

Affidavit of Exemption to Show Specific Proof of Workers' Compensation Insurance | Download

Building Permit Application | Download
Must be printed on legal size paper!

Approved Electrical Inspectors | Download
List of Electrical Inspectors approved by the Town of New Windsor

Deck Plan Guide | Download
A guide to help you draw your own detailed plan

Requirements for in-ground and above-ground pools | Download
List of requirements by the Town of New Windsor for in-ground and above ground pools

Insurance Requirements | Download
Requirements in place as of December 1, 2008 according to New York State Code

Tent/Canopy Permit Application | Download
Permit Application for tents in excess of 200 square feet and canopies in excess of 400 square feet

Tent/Canopy Information Requirements | Download
Information on requirements