job of Building Inspector is to primarily ensure that buildings
and structures in Hamlin meet or exceed the NYS Uniform Fire Prevention
and Building Codes. Furthermore, the inspector enforces the Town’s
Zoning Codes (rules/regulations), and stays abreast of new laws
and regulations through training to promote or enhance public safety.
department issued 386 permits for 2011, the majority for sheds,
decks, pools, and additions. Each permit requires one or more inspections;
therefore, hundreds of hours are required outside the office in
order to provide this additional follow-up service. If you are considering any type of building or construction and are unsure if a permit is required, we encourage you to call our office to verify. Failure to obtain
necessary permits self-imposes a $125 fee/fine. It is the property
owner’s responsibility to know the Town of Hamlin’s local zoning
code and to be aware of the various permits required.
to permits and fees that have been adopted by the Town Board and