NBD PERMITS SELF-SERVE APPLICATIONS

 

 PERMIT TOPIC   WHEN TO USE    QUESTIONS?  
 AC and Generators   

Installation of units outside of a structure

 zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043
 Additions    For either commercial or residential  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Business Permits  See packet for list of uses requiring a Business Permit  zoning@cityofrochester.gov  

585-428-7043

 Change, Establish, or Legalize Use  For both commercial and residential uses  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Daycares  See packet for specific daycare classifications that require a permit  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Decks  For both commercial and residential uses  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Deconversions  When decreasing the number of dwelling units  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Demolition   For both commercial and residential structures and accessory structures 

 planreview@cityofrochester.gov  

585-428-6526

 Driveways  Zoning approval required to install, expand or resurface  zoning@cityofrochester.gov

 585-428-7043
 
 Electrical  Must be applied for by a licensed electrician or a  single family owner occupant doing their own work  buildingpermit@cityofrochester.gov  

585-428-6520

 Electrical Reconnection  To restore power to a property.  Anyone can apply for this.  buildingpermit@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6520

 Fences  New installation or replacement of fencing  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Fire Damage Repair  Required when there has been fire damage to a property  planreview@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6526

 Fire Systems  Installing or altering fire suppression systems or commercial hood installations  firesystempermits@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6526

 Food Trucks  Only when located on private property  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Garages and Carports  New construction or repair accessory to  residential use  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Home Occupation  For establishing certain businesses within a dwelling unit  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Interior-Exterior Renovations  For renovations of residential or commercial property  planreview@cityofrochester.gov  

585-428-6526 

 Legal Use Verification    To verify the legal use of a property, typically for a transfer of title  or a refinance  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Lifts and Ramps  Installation of these apparatuses on commercial or residential structures

 planreview@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6526 

 Parking Lots  Installing new or legalizing  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Plumbing  Must be applied for a licensed plumber or a  single family owner occupant doing their own work  buildingpermit@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6520

 Pools and Hot Tubs  New installation  planreview@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6526

 Porches  Porch repairs, enclosures or new  planreview@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6526

 Resubdivisions  Moving or creating new lot lines  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Roofs  Re-roof of structure  roofpermit@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6526

 Sheds  When accessory to a principal use  zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Signs  New or replacement of existing

 zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Solar  Both commercial or residential installation

 planreview@cityofrochester.gov  

585-428-6526

 Unlicensed Vehicle  Temporary storage of an occupant’s unlicensed vehicle

 zoning@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-7043

 Window Replacements  Replacement with a different size or new location  planreview@cityofrochester.gov 

585-428-6526