Apply for a Building Permit
If you are looking to apply for a building permit, you can walk through the steps here to make sure you have all of the requirements covered before visiting the Building Codes office.
As of February 22nd, 2010, Amanda's Law Takes Effect
This law applies to all new & existing buildings without regard to the date of construction.
Structures built after January 1st, 2008 requires the following:
- One carbon monoxide alarm is required on each story with a sleeping area
- 1 on each story that contains a carbon monoxide source (i.e.: fuel fired appliances, solid fuel burning appliances, fireplaces, garages, and all other motor vehicle related occupancies)
Structures built before January 1st, 2008 requires the following:
- One carbon monoxide alarm is required on the lowest story having a sleeping area
Building Codes does not have enforcement responsibilities in the Town of Queensbury or the City of Glens Falls. You can find information for Queensbury at the Queensbury Building and Codes department and for Glens Falls at the Glens Falls Building and Codes department.
Warren County Building Codes
Warren County Human Services Building 3rd Floor
1340 State Route 9
Lake George NY 12845
Phone: (518) 761-6542
Fax: (518) 761-6564
Open Monday through Friday - 8 AM to 5 PM
If coming for a permit, you should be at the office no later than 4:30.
Inspectors are in the office between 8 AM and 10 AM