Village of Liverpool
310 Sycamore Street • Liverpool, New York 13088
Code Enforcement Office
 Click HERE to see the Code of the Village of Liverpool
 Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Phone 315-457-3441 x4
 Fax 315-457-5119
 Code Enforcement
Bill Reagan
 Fire Inspector
Dave Weber
Building Permits

§156-5 A. -  Except as otherwise provided in Subsection B of this section, a building permit shall be required for any work which must conform to the Uniform Code and/or the Energy Code, including, but not limited to, the construction, enlargement, alteration, improvement, removal, relocation or demolition of any building or structure or any portion thereof, and the installation of a solid-fuel-burning heating appliance, chimney or flue in any dwelling unit, nor begin site preparation, excavating or filling or cause the same to be done, or any installation or extension of any electric, heating, ventilation, plumbing or fire protection system or features of a building or structure. No person shall commence any work for which a building permit is required without first having obtained a building permit from the Code Enforcement Officer.
§380-122.A  - No building or structure or part thereof shall be created, enlarged, demolished, structurally altered or remodeled, including any change, interior or exterior, in dimension, type of use or number or type of occupancy, until a building permit has been issued by the Code Enforcement Officer pursuant to Chapter 156, Uniform Construction Codes, and subsequent amendments thereto.  
§380-94.C - Driveway Permits - Permit required. No driveway or parking area shall be installed, enlarged or resurfaced prior to the issuance of a permit by the Code Enforcement Officer
The following items need to be submitted with a Building Permit Application (some may not apply):

  • Survey (with new structure plotted on a copy of the survey)
  • Electrical Inspection Application
  • Plumbing Permit (Onondaga County Health Dept)
  • Plans, including roof truss design sheets. (Stamped by NYS architect or engineer)
  • Contractor's Workers' Compensation Insurance Certificate
  • Contractor's Liability Insurance Certificate 
Common Code violations to avoid in the Village:
  • Not cleaning up after your dog
  • Placing a sign on village property between the sidewalk and the street
  • Attaching signs or posters to telephone poles or other public property
  • Placing litter outdoors on any private or public property
  • Installing a shed or swimming pool over 24" deep without a building permit
  • Building a deck or other structure or remodeling without a building permit 
  • Having a yard or garage sale without the required permit (available from Village Clerk's office - no fee)
  • Parking a vehicle, licensed or not, in the front yard between the front of the house and the street
  • Parking an unlicensed vehicle outdoors.

If you wish to file a complaint about a code violation, please fill out our Complaint Form and submit it to the Village Clerk's office.
Zoning Map - Click here to see a Village Zoning Map.

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