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You can file a complaint by filling out a Building Department Complaint Form (PDF) (online form coming soon!) and delivering it in person to the Building Department at Town Hall or fax it to 914-769-3155.
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Any oil tank that is 1,100 gallons or above needs to be registered with Westchester County at the Westchester County Department of Health located in New Rochelle.
For the removal of any oil tank, a building permit and plumbing permits are required. The Building Inspector also requires inspections when the tank is removed. To apply for the building permit for an oil tank, please complete a building permit application in-person or online. A plumbing permit must also be filed by an oil tank company or licensed plumber.
All elevators require a Building Permit and yearly inspections. For elevator information contact the Building Department.
At this time, all zoning questions require an in-office visit. If you have a complaint concerning zoning or construction on a neighbor's property, please file a formal complaint via email, mail or in person with the Building Department. Please be sure to include the address of the property and a detailed description of the complaint.
A Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Compliance will be issued after a permit is issued, applicable fees are paid, a final inspection is complete, and an Affidavit of Final Cost (notarized) is filed with the Building Department. If electrical work was done, an electrical certificate is needed.
Permits can take up to 4 to 6 weeks. Commercial structures can take one month or longer to complete the review, depending on the size and detail of the plans.
A permit is a formal document authorizing the commencement of some action or work on your home or property that is subject to Code regulations. Any structure or new construction added to the property and any work requiring electric and plumbing revision or replacement requires a permit as follows:
Plumbing permits are required for all plumbing work performed in the Town of Mount Pleasant. Plumbers must be licensed by Westchester County. A letter from your plumber should be sent to the Building Department stating that all plumbing operations are in order at your premises and were performed in accordance with New York State Building code (current edition). For Plumbing information contact the Plumbing Inspector.
You will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy. The law provides that a Stop Work Order must be issued and fines may be imposed.
Yes, construction inspections are required during the various phases of construction.
Large-scale construction projects may also require approval from the Town Board, Planning Board and/or Zoning Board of Appeals, Engineering Department, Fire Department, New York State Department of Transportation, and Westchester County Department of Planning. For further information concerning zoning requirements, call the Building Department.
The Architectural Review Board reviews:
What do I need for an Architectural Review Board Application?
Please note: For reference, you can see a copy of these forms on the Forms and Applications page. These forms are carbonized and the original form must be picked up in the Building Department.