Code Enforcement

Office Hours are 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM – Monday through Friday.

600 South Bay Road
North Syracuse, NY 13212
Phone: (315) 458-4763
FAX: (315) 458-5079


  Photo Soon          Codes Enforcement Officer: Brian Johnstone
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Codes Clerk:         Pearl Fuller


The village code can be accessed at eCode360.

A Building Permit is required for any work that requires compliance to state or local codes such as but not limited to:

All additions to a building
Sheds, decks and fences
Satellite Dishes
Porches, both enclosed and open
Interior/Exterior renovations structural in nature such as roofs, new walls, doors and windows.
Finished Basements
Plumbing & Electrical Work

It is best to call the Codes Officer to inquire if a permit is needed before the project is started.

House numbers: New York State building code requires residents to provide emergency vehicles with house numbers that are at least 4 inches in height on the front of every residence. Numbers shall contrast their background.

Junked or Abandoned Vehicles: Any motor vehicles that are unregistered, missing components, or are in a physical condition that renders the vehicle inoperable.

The owner of the property will be sent a notice that they are in violation and be given 10 days to remove the vehicle. If the vehicle is then still in violation, the owner of the property will be issued an appearance ticket for justice court, fined, and the vehicle will be removed at the owner’s expense.

Click Here to view the latest Village of North Syracuse Zoning Map:  Zoning 5-2014 Final 


Site Plan Review, Variance Approval/Disapproval

Planning Commission
Greg Lancette, Chairperson
Jeff Bachstein, Member
Fred Wilmer, Member
Casey Daugard, Member
Paul Kolodzie, Member
Emily Sharp, Member
Vera Desimone, Member

Alternate:  Hugh Williams
Sam Mondello


Zoning Board
David Robinson, Chairperson
Jeff St. Germain, Member
Judith Hamel, Member
Jack Gaiser, Member
Gloria Mitton, Member








Easter Egg Hunt for Village Youth on March 24th , 10am. Call Parks Office to register.

Bunny Breakfast at VFW on March 25th, 8am-noon. Open to the public. To benefit the Family Festival on 5/26.

Community Center availability can now be checked on-line. Looking to book an event or meeting? See the Calendar listed at the bottom of the community center page (under Parks Dept)

New: Zumba Gold Classes every Monday & Wednesday mornings. Call the Parks Office for more info.

Community Chorus group invites more members. Rehearsals every Tuesday, 6:30pm at the Community Center

Yoga classes held on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm at the Community Center. Register through the Parks Office.

Driver's Safety Course being offered on 4/10 & 4/11. For more info call the Parks Office at (315)458-8050.