** Disclaimer **
If you wish to file a complaint, you must do so in writing letters. You may print an affidavit form on line and send into our office or come into Town Hall and fill one out in person. We do not accept anonymous complaints or allegations.
Regarding the Department of Code Enforcement
for the Town of Wappinger..
Our office is charged with the
administration and enforcement of the New
York State Building Codes and the local
Codes of the Town of Wappinger. This insures
the safety and protection of Town of
Wappinger residents as well as to insure
compliance building practices of work
requiring building permits.
All residents and applicants are urged to
use this webpage for their convenience and
help in applying for all necessary permits
issued by this office. It is necessary for
all information to be completed in full for
any applications to be processed without
delay, as well as the consent form from the
property owners to allow any contractor to
apply for building permits.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. When do need a
A: Building Permit is generally needed when
any minor or major electrical, plumbing, or
structural work is done to a building. It is
best to call and ask one of our trained code
enforcement officers for direction.
2. Do I need to
hire a licensed contractor?
A: No license requirements are needed at
this time in the Town of Wappinger. Owners
may do their own work with a notarized
statement. All contractors must supply all
appropriate insurance forms before any
application will be processed.
3. How do I know if
a building permit has been issued?
A: It is the responsibility of every owner
to obtain a building permit for work being
done. Always ask the contractor doing work
to see the building permit issued from this
office and post on the premises easily seen
from the street. You should contact this
office regarding any questions on this
Building Permit Application Forms:
(Electrical / Plumbing / Building/Demolition
Zoning Department /
Fire Inspector /