Mission Statement

The Town of Wawarsing’s Building Department ensures the safe and lawful use of over 6300 properties with over 3200 structures by enforcing various laws of The Town of Wawarsing including its Zoning Law and by enforcing New York State’s Uniform Building Codes. We do this in accordance with other regulations imposed onto the Town of Wawarsing by the county, state, and by the federal government. Our main activities include performing compliance reviews for plans, issuing various permits, and inspecting structures and properties. We also investigate complaints about properties and we prosecute un-remediated violations in court. Voluntary compliance is appreciated.

Application Forms

2019 Town Zoning Code
Building Permit Application
Sign Permit Application
Logging Permit Application
Demolition Permit Application
Swimming Pool Permit Application
Fence Permit Application
General Permit Application Checklist
Affidavit of Exemption

Useful Links

Codes of the Town of Wawarsing
Uniform Building Codes of NYS
Ulster County's GIS Wep Map
New York State's Laws
Worker's Compensation Á Disability Exemption Form CE-200
Free Energy Code Compliance Software


Robin Coleman, Municipal Code Officer

Daniel Pollan, Municipal Code Officer

Barbara Paes, Clerk

Barbara Doolittle, Typist


Barbara Paes, Secretary of Planning Board

Barbara Doolittle, Secretary of Zoning Board

108 Canal Street
2nd Floor
Ellenville, NY 12428
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Mailing Address
108 Canal Street
P.O. Box 671
Ellenville, NY 12428

(845) 647-7800 x5

(845) 647-1824

Monday thru Friday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm