What work can be done without a permit?

Interior and exterior painting or decorating or necessary repairs that do not involve material alteration of structural features can be done without a permit. Examples of work not requiring a permit would include:

- Replacement of broken window glass

- Repair of a frozen water pipe

- Replacement or repair of a broken electrical receptacle.

If you have any question regarding the need for a permit, please contact us at 845-279-2123.

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1. What work can be done without a permit?
2. Why are stamped plans required?
3. I want to construct an addition, attached garage, or deck to my house. What are the required setbacks to the property lines?
4. Does a storage shed (or detached garage, basketball court, swimming pool, barn, corral, etc.) require a Building Permit?
5. What regulations apply to swimming pools?
6. What’s the difference between a Building Permit and a Certificate of Occupancy?
7. Can I put up a fence or wall without a Permit?
8. Can my child operate an ATV (quad, minibike, trail bike, snowmobile, etc.) in Town?
9. Can I have a business in my home?
10. Can I park my RV or boat in my yard?
11. Does the Town permit mother/daughter apartments?