Building Code Enforcement

Village of Athens Police Department
Building Code Enforcement Officers:
Ed Tercasio and Jeff Ruso

Code Enforcement Phone & Voicemail: 518-945-0601
Code Enforcement Fax number: 518-945-2363

Starting July 12, 2021:
Code Enforcement appointments can be made via phone or email for the following days of the week:
Monday 10am-4pm
Tuesday 8am-4pm
Wednesday 8am-4pm
Saturday 8am-2pm

All new construction and most work done on existing buildings in the Village of Athens requires a permit. However, you should contact the code enforcement office before commencing work of any kind to be sure you have the proper approval.

In addition, Planning Board approval is required for exterior improvements or modifications within the Historic District, site plan reviews and subdivisions.

Also, all electrical work requires a licensed electrician! Contact the code enforcement office for a list of such individuals.

Permit Applications: