Essex County Permits (New York)

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

Crown Point Town Clerk Crown Point NY 17 Monitor Bay Road, # 3 12928 518-597-3235

Essex County Clerk Elizabethtown NY 7559 Court Street 12932 518-873-3600

Lake Placid Village Clerk Lake Placid NY 301 MAIN St, # 1 12946 518-523-2597

St Armand Town Clerk Bloomingdale NY 1702 State Route 3 12913 518-891-3189

Willsboro Town Clerk Willsboro NY 5 Farrell Road 12996 518-963-8933

Wilmington Town Clerk Wilmington NY 146 SPRINGFIELD Rd 12997 518-946-2105

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

Elizabethtown Town Hall Elizabethtown NY 7563 Court Street 12932 518-873-6555

Essex Town Hall Essex NY 2313 MAIN St 12936

Keene Town Hall Keene NY 10892 Nys Route 12942 518-576-4444

Minerva Town Hall Olmstedville NY 5 Morse Memorial Highway 12857 518-251-2869

North Elba Town Hall Lake Placid NY 2693 Main Street, Ste 101 12946 518-523-2476

Westport Town Hall Westport NY 22 Champlain Avenue 12993 518-962-4419


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

Moriah Town Code Enforcement Port Henry NY 38 Park Place, 6 12974 518-546-3510


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

Willsboro Town Zoning Willsboro NY 5 Farrell Road 12996 518-963-7411