Chemung County Permits (New York)

Search for Chemung 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 Chemung County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Chemung County permits. Clerks in Chemung 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 Chemung County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Chemung County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Chemung County Clerk Elmira NY 203 Lake Street 14901 607-737-2850

Chemung Town Clerk Chemung NY 48 Rotary Road Ext 14825 607-529-3532

Elmira Heights Clerk Elmira NY 215 Elmwood Avenue 14903 607-734-7156

Erin Town Clerk Erin NY 1138 Breesport Rd 14838 607-739-8681

Horseheads Town Clerk Horseheads NY 150 Wygant Road 14845 607-739-8783

Veteran Town Clerk Millport NY 4049 Watkins Road 14864 607-739-1476


A Chemung 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 Chemung 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 Chemung County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Ashland Town Hall Wellsburg NY 3663 6th Street 14894 607-732-0723

Big Flats Town Hall Big Flats NY 476 Maple Street 14814 607-562-8443


A Chemung 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 Chemung 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. Chemung County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Chemung 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.

Chemung County Planning Department Elmira NY 400 East Church Street 14901 607-737-5510

Chemung Town Zoning Chemung NY 48 Rotary Road Ext 14825 607-529-3239

Elmira Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Elmira NY 101 West 2nd Street 14901 607-737-5653


A Chemung 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 Chemung County, New York may issue county permits. These Chemung 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 Chemung 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.

Elmira Code Enforcement Elmira NY 101 West 2nd Street 14901 607-737-5654

Elmira Heights Code Enforcement Elmira NY 215 Elmwood Avenue 14903 607-734-7156

Van Etten Code Enforcement Van Etten NY 83 Main Street 14889 607-589-4435