Permit Applications

 

Development Permits and Approvals

Fee Schedule Application Process | Application Deadlines & Meeting Dates Site Design Criteria

A site development permit and a building permit (see specific forms below) are required for any new building or any addition or alteration that affects the structural design of the building or its mechanical, electrical, or plumbing system. These permits are also required for any change in use of land or existing building.

These permits are legal documents that grant permission to construct or alter a building or other structure in accordance with approved drawings and specifications. Permits help assure that the construction meets all safety standards of the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code and the Town of Canandaigua code. Many repairs may not require a permit, such as siding, flooring, replacement of windows, etc.

To be sure, you should check with the Development Office by calling 394-1120, ext. 2246, or send an email to devclerk@townofcanandaigua.org. You may also obtain a copy of site development and building permit applications below. Once the form is filled out, please print, sign and submit it to the Development Office either in person or via email.

PLEASE NOTE:

Please DO NOT send payment with your application. Payment will be made once the fee is determined & the permit is issued.

NO permits shall be issued without proper INSURANCE CERTIFICATES on file in the Development Office.

Please allow 5-10 business days for your permit to be issued - if no Board approval is required.

Property Information

To find information about a particular property including tax map numbers, acreage, zoning information, and more, please follow the link below to access Ontario County’s publicly available online property mapping software program called OnCor: http://www.co.ontario.ny.us/714/OnCor. Once there, scroll down and click on “OnCor Property App.” The software will allow searches by address or tax map number and also by the location on the map.  


*** NEW WEB BASED PERMIT APPLICATION ***

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PAPER FORMAT - BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS

GENERAL - SITE DEVELOPMENT - PERMIT APPLICATION

Site Development, Roofs, Renovations, Fences, Repairs, Demolition, Septic Systems, Utilities, HVAC, etc…

NEW STRUCTURE - PERMIT APPLICATION

Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, Industrial

New Homes, New Buildings, Accessory Structures, Additions, Sheds, Garages, Swimming Pools, Spas, Decks, Pole Barns, Patios, Generators, Docks, Solar Arrays, Fuel Tanks, etc…

Soil Erosion and Sediment Control

Agricultural Structure (submit with Site Development form)

Sign

Floodplain Development Permit

Temporary Display Form

Operating Permit

Temporary Tent Form

Operating - Fireworks

Unified Solar Permit

 

PLANNING BOARD APPLICATIONS

 Site Plan Review

Sketch Site Plan Review

Sketch Subdivision Review

Preliminary Subdivision Approval - Phased

Final Subdivision Approval - Phased

Single Stage Subdivision Approval

Admin. Review Lot-Line Adjustment

Special Use Permit

Waiver Request Form

Short Environmental Assessment Form - Part One

Full Environmental Assessment Form - Part One

90-Day Extension Request

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS APPLICATIONS

Zoning Interpretation

Area Variance

Use Variance

TOWN BOARD APPLICATIONS

Amend Official Map

Amend Official Map - MUO District

SHORT TERM RENTAL APPLICATION

Downloadable Short Term Rental Application - pdf format - fill out by hand and return to Development Office

ON-LINE SHORT-TERM RENTAL APPLICATION

Short-Term Rental Permits must be renewed every calendar year.

 

WEB BASED COMPLAINT FORM

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Other Information

Formal Complaint Form

Truss / Pre-Engineered Wood / Timber Form

Septic System Requirements

Insurance Requirements For Homeowners and Contractors

Approved Electrical Inspectors

NYS Worker's Compensation CE-200 Exemption Form Instructions

CE-200 Exemption Step-by-Step directions

 


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