What is procedure for obtaining a building permit for "new" multiple dwellings?


Submission of a site development plan to the Planning Board for their review and approval (including public hearing):

  • Application is made through the Planning & Zoning office and site plans are developed showing items/procedure outlined by Section 305-54 & 61 of the Zoning Ordinance. (Copies obtained through Planning & Zoning office as part of application form).
  • Village consultants (site engineering and landscaping) are requested to review and comment on proposals.
  • Review of requirements for Environmental Review Act compliance is performed.

Zoning Board of Appeals application for variance (if needed) are done normally after Planning Board approval. (Unless otherwise directed by the Planning Board). Applications for variances are made through the Planning & Zoning office.

Upon approval of the Planning Board and obtaining any necessary ZBA variance, application to the Architectural Review Board is made with at least scaled elevations including materials and colors proposed (three (3) sets of drawings) if project is visible from any public street. Said application shall include related fee based on market value of work proposed and be made in check form payable to the Village of Tarrytown. This Board meets the second Tuesday of the month and applications must be received three (3) weeks prior to meeting.

Submit construction grade drawings and specifications by a licensed architect and/or engineer which reflects compliance with the State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code as well as other applicable local Ordinances (Sprinkler Law, Plumbing Code, etc.) after approvals required by above are obtained. Application shall include the following:

  • Indicate the fair market cost of the proposed work where requested on application form and pay related fee in check form payable to the Village of Tarrytown.
  • Submit general contractors "Certificate of Insurance" for Workmen's Compensation" with the Village named as "Certificate Holder".
  • Submit site drainage and grading plans as approved by Village Engineer and including erosion control methods proposed.
  • Show compliance with local requirements for sprinkler system.
  • Submit site landscaping plan approved by Village Landscaping Architect.

Plan review is then performed by the Building Department which reviews all applications on the basis of first come, first served.

If plan approval of construction plans by Village Engineer has not previously been done, plans are forwarded for his review and comment.

Plans are forwarded to Village Structural Consultant for his review and comment.

Obtain Village Landscaping Architect's review and comments as per Planning Board approval.

All comments developed from reviews are forwarded to project architect or engineer for revision and/or resolution.

Develop cost estimate for site work and landscaping. Obtain Village Consultants approval of said estimate and pay related 6% inspection fee.

Pay Village recreation fee.