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Permit Requirements


Permit Requirements

  1. PERK test results, call Erie County at (716) 858-7677 (need Proof of ownership (Deed - indenture, recorded)
  2. House number from us first
  3. Plot Plan showing proposed location, elevation of structure, driveway location
  4. Soil condition certification by design professional
  5. Completed Building Permit application
  6. Survey of property and plan showing proposed location of structure
  7. Two sets of building plans with seal of design professional including energy calculations, description of materials and specifications.
  8. Completed Plan Review Checklist
  9. Driveway permit
    • ...If a State road, call D.O.T. at 683-3476
    • ...If a County road, call Erie County at 759-8328
    • ...If a Town road, apply at building department/ $225 plus the cost of pipe. We will notify Town Highway Garage and they will determine pipe size and install a culvert pipe.
  10. Builder's Certificate of Insurance showing proof of Workmen's comp. and liability