Code Enforcement
Code Enforcement Officer: Wayne Newton
Phone: 343-0485
Building Code Law (.pdf, 92 kb)
Flood Prevention Law (.pdf, 879 kb)
Pool Requirements (.pdf, 314 kb)
New House Permit (.pdf, 2.9 mb)
Demolition Permit (.pdf, 169 kb)
Fence Permit (.pdf, 740 kb)
Deck Permit (.pdf, 4.8 mb)
Garage Permit (.pdf, 3.3 mb)
Pool Permit (.pdf, 1.8 mb)
Shed Permit (.pdf, 1.4 mb)
Chimney Permit (.pdf, 3.3 mb)
Pole Barn Permit (.pdf, 3.3 mb)
Building Permit (.pdf, 140 kb)
Gold Building Permit Form (.pdf, 25 kb) Needed for all Building Permits
Effective August 2012
Building permit application
One / Two family dwellings & additions
Multiple dwellings & additions
Commercial /Industrial Structures & additions
Alterations & Repair work up to $2500. minimum fee
One percent (1%) fee for work over $2500.
Renovation Fee
Regulatory Compliant Fee
Inspection for compliance pre 1-1-84
Manufactured Homes & Mobile Homes
Not on a basement
With a basement

Accessory Building Sheds/Pole barns/unattached garages/decks
Up to 144 sq. ft.
145 sq. ft. and up an additional

$.08 sq. ft.
Swimming Pool
Public Hearing – Planning and / or Zoning
Demolition Permit
Wood Stove/Chimney installation/inspection
Fence Permit
Fire Works Display
Commercial Truss Construction
Solar Panel Inspection
Wind Conversion Systems (windmills)
$1.00/pr. Ft.
Including blades
Be it further resolved that Building Permits expire one-year (1) after the date of issue. Be it further resolved that building permits may be renewed one time only, for a fee equal to 50 % of the original fee, provided renewal occurs within 60 days of expiration.
By order of the Oswego Town Board
amended 08/2012
Interactive Zoning Map
Town of Oswego 2009 Zoning Law (.pdf, 336 kb)
Zoning Chart (.pdf, 188 kb)
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