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The permit process allows the village to assist you in making sure that your project meets all New York State and Village of Depew Building Codes. This prevents problems before rather than after you complete the project.
Yes. All plumbers need to be licensed by the village.
Yes. A Certificate of Exemption (CE-200) is required for any homeowner's doing work themselves. This is an exemption of insurance because you are not required to carry Worker's Compensation and Disability insurances like a contractor does. NYS requires us to have this certificate for any building permits issued. Use the following link below to apply for the Certificate. Once the Certificate is approved, you must print it and sign the bottom.
24 hours in advance.
You will need a Sewer Discharge Certificate (Certificate of Compliance). The Sanitary/Storm discharge is required to be inspected as per Village Code Section 187-24.1 to verify the separation of your Sanitary and Storm water discharge. The fee is $40. You may come to the Building Department Office to apply, set up and pay for your certificate. Please note: certificates expire 60 days after they are signed by the Code Enforcement Officer, so please plan your inspection date accordingly. Please contact us at 716-683-1400 for any questions.