The Village zoning ordinance addresses such items as residential, commercial and industrial district regulations, changes in building use, historic over-zone issues, building lot requirements, and additions or alterations.
If you are planning to do any work on your property, you must contact the Building Inspector. Work that is not properly permitted is subject to a fine.
The Building Inspector is available at the Tracy Memorial Village Hall by appointment and Wednesday from 8:30 – 3:30 (summer hours).
Phone: (518) 392-5821, ext.4
Fax: (518) 392-7757
– building a new structure
– building an addition onto your house
– putting up a fence
– installing a swimming pool
– repairing your front steps
– installing a wood stove
– remodeling your kitchen
– finishing your basement
How to Apply for a Building Permit
Contact the Building Inspector and fill out a Building/Use Permit. Deliver the completed application to the Village of Chatham, Village Hall and pay the required fee as instructed by the Building Inspector.
The Village of Chatham zoning law defines various building zones and what is permitted within those zones. A Village of Chatham zoning map can be viewed here.