Nassau County Building Permits (New York)


Building Departments in Nassau County, NY create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Nassau County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Nassau County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Nassau County building permit. Nassau County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Nassau County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Freeport Building Department Freeport NY 46 North Ocean Avenue 11520 516-378-0700

Hempstead Building Department Hempstead NY 1 Washington Street 11550 516-538-8500

Hempstead Planning Department Hempstead NY 200 North Franklin Street, Unit D 11550 516-538-7100

Hempstead Planning Department Roosevelt NY 383 Nassau Road 11575 516-378-2111

Lawrence Building Department Lawrence NY 196 Central Avenue 11559 516-239-3987

Manhasset Planning Department Manhasset NY 210 Plandome Road 11030 516-869-7752

Nassau County Planning Department Mineola NY 1 West Street, # 200 11501 516-571-4203

North Hempstead Building Department Manhasset NY 210 Plandome Road 11030 516-869-7680

North Hempstead Zoning Manhasset NY 210 Plandome Road 11030 516-869-7659

Oyster Bay Planning Department Oyster Bay NY 74 Audrey Avenue 11771 516-624-6200

Oyster Bay Zoning Oyster Bay NY 74 Audrey Avenue 11771 516-624-6232

Valley Stream Zoning Valley Stream NY 123 South Central Avenue 11580 516-825-8201


Building Inspectors in Nassau County, NY ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Nassau County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Nassau County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Nassau County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Nassau County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Nassau County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Brookville Building Inspector Glen Head NY 18 Horse Hill Road 11545 516-626-0973

Town of Hempstead Building Inspector Hempstead NY 99 Nichols Court 11550 516-489-3400


Town and City Halls in Nassau County, NY provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Nassau County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Nassau County, New York. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Nassau County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Glen Cove City Hall Glen Cove NY 9 Glen Street, # 13 11542 516-676-2000

Hempstead Town Hall Hempstead NY 350 Front Street, # 114 11550 516-489-5000

Levittown Town Hall Hicksville NY 201 Levittown Parkway 11801 516-933-6400

Long Beach City Hall Long Beach NY 1 West Chester Street 11561 516-431-1000

North Hempstead Town Hall Manhasset NY 220 Plandome Road 11030 516-869-6311

Oyster Bay Town Hall Oyster Bay NY 74 Audrey Avenue 11771 516-624-6333

Oyster Bay Town Hall Massapequa NY 977 Hicksville Road 11758 516-797-7900


Code Enforcement Offices in Nassau County, NY are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Nassau County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Nassau County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Nassau County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Nassau County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Valley Stream Code Enforcement Valley Stream NY 123 South Central Avenue 11580 516-825-8242