HURRICANE SANDY DISASTER RELIEF ASSISTANCE
www.disasterassistance.gov or Call (800) 621-3362
Call TTY (800) 462-7585 for people with speech or hearing
FEMA Disaster Center Info (County
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.
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
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
***PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT***
Carbon monoxide alarm requirements to go into effect February 22,
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.
Requirements for Contractors
I GET A PERMIT FOR A GENERATOR?
Application for CO
Basement Affidavit, Legal Use of
Backflow Report DOH1013
Building Permit Package(ARB)
Geographic Design Criteria
Change of Use
Fence Wall Driveway Permit
Land Development Application
Harmless Form Clause
Sign Awning Permit
Steep Slope Permit
Surety Bond Sample
Table of Use-Business
Table of Use-Residence
Tree Removal Permit