Jefferson County Permits (New York)

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

Adams Town Clerk Adams Center NY 13263 US Route 11 13606 315-583-5701

Adams Village Clerk Adams NY 3 S Main St 13605 315-232-2632

Alexandria Town Clerk Alexandria Bay NY 46372 County Road 1 13607 315-482-9519

Brownville Village Clerk Watertown NY 216 Brown Boulevard 13601 315-782-7650

Cape Vincent Clerk Cape Vincent NY 127 East Joseph Street 13618 315-654-2533

Jefferson County Clerk Watertown NY 175 Arsenal Street 13601 315-785-3075

Mannsville Village Clerk Mannsville NY 106 Lilac Park Drive 13661 315-465-5515

Rutland Town Clerk Black River NY 28411 State Route 126 13612 315-788-3440

Sackets Harbor Village Clerk Sackets Harbor NY 112 North Broad Street 13685 315-646-3548

Worth Town Clerk Lorraine NY 6400 County Route 95 13659 315-232-4647


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

Clayton Zoning Clayton NY 405 Riverside Drive 13624 315-686-3512

Jefferson County Building Department Watertown NY 195 Arsenal Street 13601 315-785-5137

Jefferson County Permits Watertown NY 753 Waterman Drive 13601 315-786-2710

New York State Planning Department Watertown NY 317 Washington Street 13601 315-785-2354

Orleans Zoning La Fargeville NY 20558 Sunrise Avenue 13656 315-658-4309

Theresa Town Zoning Theresa NY 215 Riverside Avenue 13691 315-628-5015


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

Ellisburg Town Hall Ellisburg NY 11574 S Main St 13636 315-846-5138

Ellsiburg Village Town Hall Ellisburg NY 11832 Main Street 13636 315-846-5222

Rodman Town Hall Rodman NY 12509 School Street 13682 315-232-2522

Watertown City Hall Watertown NY 245 Washington Street 13601 315-785-7770

Worth Town Hall Lorraine NY 24600 County Route 189 13659 315-232-4694