Building Department

Brian Stanton, Building Department Superintendent

The Mission of the Village of Lynbrook Building Department is to oversee plan review and permit issuance to assure that proposed construction work meets safety requirements of the village and other required codes; to enforce the current code requirements for existing structures, & that the process be performed in a timely manner with professional and courteous service to our clients.

Village issued permits are required for:

  • All alterations or extensions on existing buildings (decks, dormers, side or rear extensions, skylights, etc) and for any new construction (new dwellings, garages, office buildings, commercial structures, etc.)
  • Signs – Permanent and Temporary or Change of Copy. See our Forms & Documents page for downloadable village code regarding signs.
  • Awnings  & Canopies
  • Fences (replacement or new)
  • Swimming Pools (in-ground or above ground) with fence to code. See our Forms & Documents page for village code regarding swimming pools.
  • Demolition of a structure.
  • Dumpsters (No permit is required if dumpster is placed in driveway.)
  • Sewers – Connect or Disconnect
  • Sidewalks & Curbs  ($25.00 Permit Fee). See our Forms & Documents page for village code regarding sidewalks & curbs.
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical
  • Street Openings
  • Installation or removal of tanks (outside or inside)
  • Trailer (Temporary)
  • Tree removal (no fee permit) See Department of Public Works, 548 Merrick Rd, Lynbrook NY 11563 (516)599-8838.

Phone: 516-599-8828
Fax 516-593-8309

Forms and applications

Needed for submission to the Building Dept. & not available on this website may be picked up at the Building Dept. Office in the lower level (right of the main stairs) during normal business hours.

8AM – 4PM
Monday – Friday

Fair Housing Complaints
NYS Division of Human Rights
https://tinyurl.com/NCHousingSurvey
Residents may now report suspected cases of OVER OCCUPANCY anonymously  on the OVER OCCUPANCY HOUSING page.

Please visit our over occupancy housing page.

Licensing Requirements – Electricians & Plumbers

ALL ELECTRICIANS & PLUMBERS WHO PERFORM WORK IN THE INC. VILLAGE OF LYNBROOK MUST BE LICENSED & REGISTERED WITH THE INC. VILLAGE OF LYNBROOK. ALL CONTRACTORS MUST HAVE THE PROPER INSURANCE PAPERS ON FILE WITH THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT.