Albany County Permits (New York)

Search for Albany County, NY county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Albany County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Albany County permits. Clerks in Albany County, New York may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Albany County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for an Albany County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Albany County Clerk Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7168

Albany Presbytery Clerk Watervliet NY 601 5th Avenue 12189 518-273-3390

Berne Town Clerk Berne NY 1656 Helderberg Trl 12023 518-872-1448

Cohoes City Clerk Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2140

Colonie Town Clerk Latham NY 534 New Loudon Road 12110 518-783-2734

Guilderland Town Clerk Altamont NY 5209 Western Avenue 12009 518-356-1980

New Scotland Town Clerk Slingerlands NY 2029 New Scotland Road 12159 518-439-4865

Ravena City Clerk Ravena NY 15 Russell Avenue 12143 518-756-2100

Watervliet Clerk Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3810


A Albany County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Albany County, New York may issue county permits. These Albany County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Albany County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Albany City Buildings & Code Enforcement Albany NY 24 Eagle Street 12207 518-434-5165

Cohoes Code Enforcement Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2127


A Albany County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Albany County, New York may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Albany County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Albany City Hall Albany NY 24 Eagle Street 12207 518-434-5284

Cohoes City Hall Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2119

Colonie Town Hall Albany NY 629 Albany Shaker Road 12211 518-810-0312

Colonie Town Hall Latham NY 347 Old Niskayuna Road 12110 518-783-2867

Guilderland Town Hall Altamont NY 5209 Western Turnpike 12009 518-356-1501

Knox Town Hall Altamont NY 2192 Berne Altamont Rd 12009 518-872-2551

Rensselaerville Town Hall Medusa NY 87 Barger Road 12120 518-797-3798

Watervliet City Hall Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3800


A Albany County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Albany County, New York issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Albany County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Albany County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Albany County Building Department Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7090

Albany County Planning Department Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-5660

Albany Permits Albany NY 24 Eagle Street 12207 518-434-5090

Albany Zoning Albany NY 21 Lodge Street 12207 518-434-2532

New Scotland Zoning Slingerlands NY 2029 New Scotland Road 12159 518-439-9038

New York State Policy & Planning Colonie NY 50 Wolf Road 12205 518-457-2967

Ravena Building Department and Permits Ravena NY 15 Mountain Road 12143 518-756-8233

Town Of Colonie Building Department Latham NY 347 Old Niskayuna Road 12110 518-783-2706

Watervliet Zoning Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3815