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Obtain a Building Permit

Building Permit Application Procedure

1. Submit Building Application (download). To the clerk at the Town Hall during business hours. Form must be property completed and must include Section-Block-Lot identification as well as intended usage (e.g., single-family residence). Must be signed, notarized, and must be accompanied by a Certificate of Occupation Acknowledgement, Worker's Compensation Form 1 & Form 2, and a Certificate of Insurance naming the Town of Tuxedo as additional insured.

2. Submit two (2) copies of the plans and specifications. These plans must conform to New York State Energy Code. 

3. Submit two (2) copies of the site plan showing side lines and proposed location of building or addition with distance to side and front property lines.

4. Submit two (2) copies of the septic system designed by an approved New York State Professional Engineer (if applicable).

5. Include a check for applicable fee made payable to "Town of Tuxedo" (see Fee Schedule)

6. Remit all signed and dated materials to the Town Building Office except Affidavit of Final Cost. This form must be submitted with an accompanying fee with the request for Final Inspection.

NO site preparation OR construction shall commence until a valid entrance permit has been secured from the Orange County Department of Public Works under Section 136 of the Highway Law

Useful Building Forms

Building Permit

· Building Permit - Application 

      · Residential Building Permit Requirements

      · Schedule of Building Fees 

      · Certificate of Occupancy Acknowledgement

      · Affadavit of of Worker's Compensation 


      · Affidavit of Exemption To Show Proof of Worker's Compensation

       · NYS Worker's Compensation Letter

 After Work is Complete

· Affidavit of Final Cost      

Other Permit Applications

· Schedule of Building Fees 

· Minor Building Permit Application

· Blasting Permit Application

· Burn Permit Application

· Demolition Permit Application

       · Asbestos Control Bureau 

       · Orange and Rockland Contact Information

· Electrical Permit Application

       · List of Approved Electrical Inspectors

· Fuel Tank Installation Permit Application

· Fuel Tank Removal Permit Application

· Grading, Clearing, & Filling Permit Application   

· Pool Permit Application

· Septic Permit Application

· Sign Permit Application    

· Trailer Permit Application

· Wood Burning Stove Permit Application