Tompkins County Permits (New York)

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

Caroline Town Clerk Slaterville Springs NY 2670 Slaterville Road 14881 607-539-6400

Dryden Village Clerk Dryden NY 16 South Street 13053 607-844-8122

Freeville Clerk Freeville NY 5 Factory Street 13068 607-844-8301

Groton City Clerk Groton NY 108 East Cortland Street 13073 607-898-3966

Harford Town Clerk Dryden NY 394 New York 38 13053 607-844-4091

Lancing Town Clerk Lansing NY 29 Auburn Road 14882 607-533-4142

Newfield Clerk Newfield Hamlet NY 166 Main Street 14867 607-564-9571

Tompkins County Clerk Ithaca NY 121 East Court Street 14850 607-274-5434

Ulysses Town Clerk Trumansburg NY 10 Elm Street 14886 607-387-5767


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

Caroline Town Hall Slaterville Springs NY 2670 Slaterville Road 14881 607-539-7796

Dryden Town Hall Dryden NY 93 East Main Street 13053 607-844-8888

Ithaca City Hall Ithaca NY 108 East Green Street 14850 607-273-1721

Lansing Town Hall Lansing NY 29 Auburn Road 14882 607-533-4776


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

Danby Zoning Ithaca NY 1830 Danby Road 14850 607-277-0799

Dryden Zoning Dryden NY 65 East Main Street 13053 607-844-9120

Groton Town Zoning Groton NY 101 Conger Boulevard 13073 607-898-4428

Ithaca Building Department Ithaca NY 215 North Tioga Street 14850 607-273-1783

Ithaca Planning Department Ithaca NY 108 East Green Street 14850 607-274-6550

Lansing Village Zoning Ithaca NY 2405 North Triphammer Road 14850 607-257-8363

Lansing Zoning Lansing NY 29 Auburn Road 14882 607-533-7054

Tompkins County Planning Department Ithaca NY 121 East Court Street 14850 607-274-5560

Ulysses Town Zoning Trumansburg NY 10 Elm Street 14886 607-387-9778


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

Enfield Code Enforcement Ithaca NY 168 Enfield Main Road 14850 607-277-0266

Lansing Building Code Enforcement Ithaca NY 2405 North Triphammer Road 14850 607-257-8363

Lansing Planning Zoning Code Enforcement Lansing NY 29 Auburn Road 14882 607-533-7054