Building Department

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8 am to 4 pm  **Masks are required regardless of vaccination status**
Effective 8/2/2021, we will be utilizing the drop box for permit application drop-off/payment and permit pickup. Drop Box is a large gray box located on the ground at the rear entrance of Town Hall.

Phone: 518-490-2715

Building Department Services

  • Enforcement of Code of the Town of Ballston and NYS Building Codes.
  • Reviews plans, issues permits and provides inspections for the following types of construction:
    • New construction of commercial and residential buildings
    • Alterations, repair, renovation, reconstruction of existing commercial and residential buildings
    • Accessory structures including sheds, decks, and swimming pools
    • Installation of Plumbing and HVAC systems
    • Waste Water (septic) system installation, replacement or decommission
    • Signs
    • Installation of Roof- and Ground-mounted residential PV (solar) arrays, EV charging stations, Generators 
    • Fire safety inspections of commercial and multi-family dwellings