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Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement

Village Code Officer: Jamie Cole 
Welcome to Building Inspection and Codes
Training in membership for STBOA, NFPA

Duties of the Code Enforcement Officer are as follows (once Certified):

Review plans for Code compliance, issue permits ( Building, Sign, Demolition, etc.). Field inspections of construction, C/O & C/C's, violations and Stop Work Orders. Issue appearance tickets for violations. Commercial fire inspections for local businesses. All businesses within the Village of Sidney required to have an valid fire inspection at all places of business. Fire inspections of structure fires, chimney, furnace, and stove fires. Flood management and issuance of permits in the floodplain. Administering and enforcing Zoning ordinance and N.Y.S. Building and Fire Codes.

Code Enforcement has 14 days to review and approve any drawings for all permits.

Phone: 561-2326
Cell: 607-386-8661

Documents for Download:

FEMA Required Permit

FEMA now requires all communities with a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) to fill out a Floodplain Development Permit for doing any sort of construction in the Flood Zone. The reason behind this permit is for the municipality to be able to show proof that the project was inspected and all work performed follows the NFIP and the community's floodplain management ordinance.

Village Planning Board

Planning Board Secretary, Michelle George
Phone: 561-2321

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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by in Descending Order within category

Village Planning Board Mintues25 documents

  • 2020 Permit Fees

2017 Planning Board Minutes6 documents

  • 1-9-17 PB minutes
  • 2-2-17 PB minutes
  • 3-2-17 PB minutes
  • 4-6-17 PB minutes
  • 6-1-17 PB minutes
  • 9-7-17 PB minutes

2016 Planning Board Minutes9 documents

  • 01-7-16 PB minutes
  • 02-18-16 PB minutes
  • 03-3-16 PB minutes
  • 05-5-16 PB minutes
  • 07-7-16 PB minutes
  • 07-7-16 PB minutes
  • 08-8-16 PB minutes
  • 09-1-16 PB minutes
  • 09-13-16 PB minutes

2019 Planning Board Minutes3 documents

  • 2-7-19 PB Minutes
  • 7-11-19 PB Minutes
  • 10-03-19 PB Mintues

2020 Planning Board Mintues5 documents

  • 2-6-2020 PB Mintues
  • 6-4-2020 PB Minutes
  • 7-2-2020 PB Mintues
  • 9-23-2020 PB Mintues
  • 11-05-2020 PB Mintues

2021 Planning Board Minutes1 document

  • 3-4-21 Planning Board Minutes