Requirements for Certificate of Occupancy

 

 

  1. If any footings or foundations are to be constructed, an inspection and approval are required prior to backfilling the footings or foundation.
     

  2. If any framing is to be constructed, an inspection and approval are required prior to any interior wall surfaces being started.
     

  3. If any insulation is required, an inspection and approval are required prior to any interior wall surfaces being started.
     

  4. If a fireplace is to be constructed or installed, three (3) inspections are required to insure fire safety.
     

  5. If new plumbing is to be installed or existing plumbing altered, an inspection and approval of the piping are required prior to closing the work in the walls or floors.
     

  6. If any electrical installation or alteration is involved, the required inspections by the New York Board of Fire Underwriters must be completed.  They are to be contacted by either the electrician or the building owner.
     

  7. If there are to be any changes in grade, drainage topsoil, or there are to be any bonded public improvements, an inspection and approval by the Village Engineer is required.
     

  8. If a new private individual sewage disposal system is to be installed, inspections and approvals by the Suffolk County Health Department are required.  They are to be contracted by the building owner or the installer.
     

  9. When the structure is completed, photographs of the completed structure are to be submitted along with the Underwriters’ Certificate, Health Department approval and the up-dated survey.
     

  10. When the structure is completed and is ready for occupancy, a final inspection and approval piping are required prior to backfilling the pool or the drywell.
     

  11. When all requirements have been met, before the structure is occupied or used,  a Certificate of Occupancy must be issued.

 

NOTE:  IT IS THE RESPONSIBILTY OF THE OWNER AND/OR CONTRACTOR TO CONTACT THE BUILDING INSPECTOR A MINIMUM OF 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE PROPOSED DATE OF INSPECTION,  IF THIS IS NOT DONE, THE VILLAGE ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DENIAL OF THE CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY.