Rensselaer County Permits (New York)

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

Brunswick Town Clerk Troy NY 336 Town Office Road 12180 518-279-3461

Castleton Village Clerk Castleton-on-Hudson NY 85 South Main Street 12033 518-732-2211

East Greenbush Town Clerk Rensselaer NY 225 Columbia Turnpike 12144 518-477-7145

Green Island Town Clerk Troy NY 69 Hudson Avenue 12183 518-273-0661

Rensselaer County Clerk Troy NY 1600 7th Avenue 12180 518-270-2880

Sand Lake Town Clerk Averill Park NY 8428 Miller Hill Road 12153 518-674-2026

Schaghticoke Village Clerk Schaghticoke NY 163 Main Street 12154 518-753-6100

Stephentown Town Clerk Stephentown NY S STEPHENTOWN Rd 12168 518-733-9195


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

Berlin Town Hall Berlin NY 65 South Main Street 12022 518-658-2020

Nassau Town Hall Nassau NY 29 Church Street 12123 518-766-2343

North Greenbush Town Hall Wynantskill NY 2 Douglas Street 12198 518-283-4306

Petersburg Town Hall Petersburg NY 65 Main Street 12138 518-658-3777

Pittstown Town Hall Valley Falls NY 123 Tomhannock Road 12185 518-753-4222

Rensselaer City Hall Rensselaer NY 62 Washington Street 12144 518-462-4266

Schaghticoke Town Hall Melrose NY 290 Northline Drive 12121 518-753-6915

Schodack Town Hall Castleton-on-Hudson NY 265 Schuurman Road 12033 518-477-7590

Troy City Hall Troy NY 433 River Street 12180 518-279-7134


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

Green Island Building Department Troy NY 69 Hudson Avenue 12183 518-629-0368

North Greenbush Building Department Wynantskill NY 2 Douglas Street 12198 518-283-2714

Rensselaer City Zoning Rensselaer NY 62 Washington Street 12144 518-462-5489

Rensselaer County Planning Department Troy NY 1600 7th Avenue 12180 518-270-2760

Rensselaer Planning Department Rensselaer NY 62 Washington Street 12144 518-465-1693

Sand Lake Zoning Averill Park NY 8428 Miller Hill Road 12018 518-674-2200

Schodack Planning and Zoning Department Castleton-on-Hudson NY 265 Schuurman Road 12033 518-477-7938

Stephentown Building Department Stephentown NY 26 Grange Road 12168 518-733-6233

Troy Planning Department Troy NY 1 Monument Square 12180 518-270-4618


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

Stephentown Code Enforcement Stephentown NY 26 Grange Road 12168 518-733-6233

Troy City Code Enforcement Troy NY 2 1st Street 12180 518-270-4584

Troy Code Enforcement Troy NY 433 River Street 12180 518-279-7180