BUILDING DEPARTMENT
 
Building & Plumbing Inspector:
Robert FitzSimmons rfitzsimmons@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3051
Assistant Building & Plumbing Inspectors:        
Bill Gerety bgerety@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3052    
Rocco Germani rgermani@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3058    
Paul Senitta psenitta@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3057    
Code Enforcement Officer:        
Ed DiBuono edibuono@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3053    
Clerical Staff:        
Suzanne Fuller sfuller@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3056    
Carol Saracco csaracco@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3055    
Michele Allegretti mallegretti@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3054    
         
Main extension building@harrison-ny.gov 914-670-3050    
         
Department Fax Number   914-835-7491    

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

HURRICANE SANDY DISASTER RELIEF ASSISTANCE

www.disasterassistance.gov or Call (800) 621-3362

Call TTY (800) 462-7585 for people with speech or hearing disabilities

FEMA Disaster Center Info (County Center)

Our office staff works from 9am - 5pm, and our counter hours are 9am - 4pm. Inspections are typically 10am - 12pm or 1pm - 3pm. Final inspections will given a more specific time. Inspections must be made through a secretary, 24-48 hours in advance.

***Effective immediately***

All residential plans submitted to the Town/Village of Harrison Building Department must be submitted on paper 24 x 36 or smaller. (3 sets)

All new residential construction applications submitted to the Town/Village of Harrison Building Department must be accompanied by three sets of drawing and one set of plans in a PDF digital format only. This must be submitted on a CD-ROM or emailed to building@harrison-ny.gov

All commercial applications submitted to the Town/Village of Harrison Building Department must be accompanied by three sets of drawings and one set of plans in a PDF digital format only. This must be submitted on a CD-ROM or emailed to building@harrison-ny.gov

***PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT***

Carbon monoxide alarm requirements to go into effect February 22, 2010.

This legislation requires all residences, both new and existing, to have carbon monoxide alarms installed. Click here to read law.

The Building Inspector is responsible for inspecting and approving all construction within the Town, to insure that such construction meets the Town standards and codes. Building permits are issued for all new commercial and residential buildings in Harrison, as well as any additions, alterations, accessory structures or facilities. Plans and specifications are reviewed for compliance with construction codes and the Zoning Ordinance. The Building Inspector is responsible for issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.

Most residential construction requires approval from the Architectural Board of Review. Building permits and applications for sheds, decks, pools, interior alterations are also reviewed, with permits issued and approved by the Building Inspector. New commercial construction and site division requires site plan approval from the Planning Board and Architectural Review Board.

In addition, permits are required for fences, driveways, tree removals, signs, awnings, plumbing and electrical work, blasting, temporary structures, special outdoor events, excavation and regarding, fill and trucking, demolition and ADA compliance. Signage and awnings require the review and approval of the Architectural Review Board.

The department is also responsible for contractors' insurance and blasting bonds and to follow-up on bona-fide complaints regarding the Zoning Ordinance and State and Local Codes.

Town Code

Frequently Asked Questions

Insurance Requirements for Contractors

HOW DO I GET A PERMIT FOR A GENERATOR?

Official Zoning Map

Important Documents:

Application for CO
Basement Affidavit, Legal Use of
Backflow Report DOH1013

Blasting Permit
Building Permit
Building Permit Package(ARB)
Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria

Change of Use/Occupancy Application
Change of Use Affidavit/Sign Instructions

Complaint Form
Demolition

Electrical Permit
Fee Schedule
Fence Wall Driveway Permit
Fire Sprinkler Affidavit
Flood Plain Disturbance Permit
Land Development Application
Harmless Form Clause
Insurance Sample

Owner's Affidavit
Plan Amendment
Plumbing Permit
Regrade/Fill/Excavation Permit
Sewer Permit
Sign Awning Permit
Special Event
Special Event Indemnification
Steep Slope Permit
Surety Bond Sample


Table of Use-Business
Table of Use-Residence
Temporary Structures/Containers
Tree Removal Permit

Truck Permit
Zoning Dimensions Residence
Zoning Dimensions Business

 

1 Heineman Place  Harrison, New York 10528 (914) 670-3000