Building Department

Building Department Responsibilities

The Building Department has the responsibility of enforcing the New York State Building Code and the zoning regulations adopted by the town. All permits for new construction, additions, and alterations are issued by the Building Department, as are sign permits. This department inspects construction in-progress and issues certificates of occupancy upon completion. All transactions are kept on permanent record for future review when necessary.

FOIL Form - for Public Access to Records (PDF)

Building Department Complaint Form(PDF)


To schedule inspections, please call the Building Department at (631) 360-7522 during normal business hours or by filling out an online form.

View Town Code

2020 NYS Collection of Building Codes

Notices of Adoption for rules amending and updating the Uniform Code and Energy Code(LINK)

Town of Smithtown Zoning Map Application for Public Viewing