Departments

Code Enforcement

Michael Orticelle, Code Enforcement Official

Town Hall - 3rd Floor
2693 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
518-523-9518
518-523-9277
Description:

BUILDING DEPARTMENT 

 

The Town of North Elba/Village of Lake Placid Building Department has many functions which include the receipt and review of applications for building and electrical permits; review of related plans; issuance of permits; and conduct of related field inspections.  The inspections ensure that the work being performed is in compliance with the current building codes and Town regulations. 

The Building Department provides the issuance of the following permits per New York State Building Code:

  1. Building Permits - issued for the construction of new residential construction, new commercial construction, additions, alterations, renovations, sheds, decks, pools, roofing, siding, garages, fences, satellite dishes, etc.
  2. Electrical Permits - issued for the installation of wiring systems in new buildings, new additions, electric heat, service changes/upgrades, etc.
  3. New Electrical - service changes/upgrades, etc.
  4. Certificates of Occupancy - issued upon completion of new construction and major renovations.
  5. Certificate of Compliance for Equipment

 

 CODES & ZONING SERVICES

 

The Planning Department includes the Joint Review Board and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Darci LaFave, as Codes and Planning coordinator, acts as a liason between the Applicant and the Joint Review Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

 

Joint Review Board

The administrative body charged with responsibility for reviewing, approving, conditioning, or denying applications for a specific type of land use such as conditional use permit, or site plan or subdivision approval.

 

Zoning Board of Appeals

Under state statutes, a zoning board of appeals must be formed when a local legislature adopts its zoning law. The essential function of the zoning board of appeals is to grant variances. In this capacity it protects landowners from the unfair application of the laws in particular circumstances. The zoning board of appeals also hears appeals from the decisions of the zoning enforcement officer or building inspector when interpretations of the zoning ordinance are involved. 

 

Code Regulations for the Town of North Elba/Village of Lake Placid.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011

 

Part 1201 Uniform Code:  Procedure for Certain Classes of Buildings

 

Department of State, Division of Code Enforcement & Administration 

Responsibilities:

Michael Orticelle, Code Enforcement Official

E-mail: planning@northelba.org

NYS Registration No.: 1017-0314 

 

Darci LaFave: Codes and Planning Coordinator

E-mail: coordinator@northelba.org

 

Britt Isham, Building and Planning Clerk

E-mail: planning@northelba.org 

 

JOINT REVIEW BOARD MEMBERS

 

Bill Hurley, Chairman

Emily Kilburn, Vice-Chairman 

Chip Bissell

Andrew Thompson

Christine Varden

Bob Dimarco

John Rosenthal

Tim Smith, Attorney

 

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEMBERS

 

John Hopkinson, Chairman

Todd Rissberger, Vice-Chairman 

Charlie Rascoe

Lorraine Von Dell

Linda Friedlander

Bill Kissel, Attorney 

Hours of Operation:

OFFICE HOURS 

Monday through Friday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm (closed noon - 1:00 pm)

 

MEETING HOURS (when scheduled)

JRB  5:30 pm

ZBA  5:30 pm 

  

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