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Building Department issuing permits reviewing plans sump pump inspections
Carl R. Heimiller
Supervising Code Enforcement Officer

525 Belmont Ave.
Buffalo, NY  14223

Ph: (716) 877-8801
Fx: (716) 871-8845

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Building Department is responsible for the following activities:
  • Reviewing plans for new residential construction and issuance of permits for new houses and additions, garages, swimming pools and storage sheds and restrictions on fence installations
  • Reviewing site plan proposals for development of vacant property and redevelopment of existing land uses and coordinating the review process with all town departments, Erie County and other interested parties
  • Reviewing building plans for new commercial buildings and renovations to existing structures
  • Reviewing plans and issuance of permits for electrical work, plumbing and sump pumps
  • Issuing permits for temporary shelters and temporary structures, signs, communication towers and antennae, above-ground and underground tank installations and removals, operating permits, Christmas tree sales and outdoor dining permits
  • Issuing contractor’s licenses and licenses for Master Plumbers and Master Electricians
  • Issuing zoning compliance decisions and the submittal of Zoning Board of Appeals applications
  • Coordinating reviews for rezone applications, special use permits, street cut permits and backflow prevention device applications
  • Performing fire safety inspections

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