Washington County Permits (New York)

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

Argyle Town & Village Clerk Argyle NY 41 Main Street 12809 518-638-8681

Fort Ann Town Clerk Fort Ann NY 80 George Street 12827 518-639-8929

Granville Town Clerk Granville NY 42 Main Street 12832 518-642-3909

Greenwich Clerk Greenwich NY 2 Academy Street 12834 518-692-7611

Hartford Town Clerk Granville NY 165 County Road 23 12832 518-632-9151

Moreau Town Clerk Fort Edward NY 351 Reynolds Road 12828 518-792-1030

Washington County Clerk Fort Edward NY 383 Broadway 12828 518-746-2210

Whitehall Village Clerk Whitehall NY 1 Saunders Street 12887 518-499-0871

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

Fort Ann Town Hall Fort Ann NY 80 George Street 12827 518-639-8929

Granville Town Hall Granville NY 42 Main Street 12832 518-642-1500

Putnam Town Hall Putnam Station NY 14 Putnam Center Road 12861 518-547-8317

Salem Town Hall Salem NY 214 North Main Street 12865 518-854-3277

White Creek Town Hall Cambridge NY 28 Mountain View Drive 12816 518-677-8545


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

Hudson Falls Code Enforcement Hudson Falls NY 220 Main Street 12839 518-747-5426