Duties & Services:
Code Inspectors are employees of the Building Division and provide required inspections for Building Permits, Housing Inspections, Exterior Property Maintenance, and Complaints.
The Electrical Inspector is located in the Building Division and is responsible for conducting electrical inspections and electrical surveys. Building Permit Applications for Electrical work can be obtained between 8:00-9:00 AM, Monday-Friday.
The main office of the Plumbing Inspector is located in the Water & Sewer Department at 510 First Street; call (607) 272-1717 for more information.
Quick reference to all Building Division Forms.
New code news and requirements that you should know about.
The Building Division is charged with the routine inspection of properties within the City of Ithaca and enforcement as outlined in Section 178 of the Ithaca Code.
Information concerning rental housing inspections.
Permit information, forms, and requirements for construction projects.
- Building Permit hours are 8:00-10:00 AM, Monday-Friday.
- Electrical Permit hours are 8:00-9:00 AM, Monday-Friday.
Additional requirements for properties that are for sale, sold, or being sold.
Search for a property by name or address and view the number of units, occupancy, zone district, and the Certificate of Compliance expiration date.
The Building Division is charged with the review and enforcement of the City of Ithaca Zoning Ordinance.
Fourth Floor, City Hall
108 E. Green Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Deputy Building Commissioner:
Phone: (607) 274-6508
Fax: (607) 274-6521
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday