Permits/Fees

Permits

The Village of Menands issues Building Permits as a means of protection for property owners and residents. These permits are issued to insure that contractors are properly licensed and bonded, work is compliant with building and life safety codes and appropriate building setbacks are maintained and property lines are not compromised.

The Village also issues soliciting permits for speaking with residents about any topic. These are issued to protect the citizens from unwanted solicitation

BUILDING DEPARTMENT FEES EFFECTIVE January 20, 2015

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

New one or two family dwelling (including garages)

Up to 1,500 square feet $ 275
1,500 s. f. to 3,000 s.f. 350
More than 3,000 s.f. 500

Additions, alterations, conversions, demolitions, etc.

Cost of construction $1,000 or less $ 100
For each additional $1.000 or fraction Thereof 10

Sheds and Pools

Sheds and Gazebos $ 35
Swimming Pools (above ground) 45
Swimming Pools (in ground) 200

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

New Building

2.5% of cost of construction

Additions, alterations, conversions, demolitions, etc.

Cost of construction $1,000 or less $ 100
For each additional $1,000 or fraction Thereof 8.50

MISCELLANEOUS PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

Signs

Sign permit, per sign $ 200
Sign permit, per sign (not-for-profit-organizations) 50

Certificate of Occupancy* $50
*Unless included with original Building Permit