Building Code Enforcement
Code Enforcement Officer: Russell “Rusty” Lawrence IV
Office Hours: Call for Appointment
Best time to call is early in the morning between 7:30 and 8:00 am
Phone: 315.386.2871 ext. 3
Code Compliance Technician: Tim Nolan
Phone: 315.386.2871 ext 204
Please fill out and mail applications to:
Canton Code Enforcement
60 Main Street
Canton, New York 13617
Forms available for download:
All applications, forms, and permits are in PDF format. Click to download Adobe Acrobat Reader (Free PDF reader)
- Area Variance Application
- Building Permit Application
- Village Sign Permit Application
- Town Planning Board Application
- Use Variance Application
- Zoning Board Interpretation Application
- Hawking/Soliciting Permit Application: coming soon
Building Permit applications may be picked up daily at the Code Enforcement Office or the Town & Village Clerk’s Offices.
Building Permit Applications MUST be submitted prior to commencement of work. Upon issuing of permit, the applicant must contact the Code Enforcement Officer upon completion of each stage of work and for final inspection.
A permit is valid for twelve (12) months and must be renewed if the work is not completed within that time.
Applications for Residential structures over 1500 sq. ft. and all Commercial projects require New York State engineered drawings.