Village of Chester – Hamlet of Sugar Loaf

Building Department

Forms
Building Permit Applications and Requirements: Download Link

Frequently Asked Questions
The following table breaks down what requires a building permit from our department.

Requires Permit

– New Construction/Addition
– Roofing
– Deck
– Windows (sized changed)
– Pool & Fence for Pool
– Fence and Walls
– Shed
– Filing in Property or Removing Soil
– Garage/ Basement Conversions
– New Heating Units and Air Conditioning
– Fireplace/ Wood-Pellet Stove
– Demolition
– New Septic System (or repair)
– Signs
– Local Wetlands
– New Electrical Work (must be inspected by a Town Approved Agency

Does Not Require Permit

– Kitchen/Bathroom Remodeling (with no electrical improvement)
– Siding
– Windows (same size)
– Plumbing Repairs
– Other Non-Structural Repairs

Department Head
Joseph Mlcoch
 
Address
1786 Kings Highway
Chester, NY 10918

 

P: (845) 469-7000 x7
F: (845) 469-9242

 

Hours
7:15am - 12pm | 12:30 - 4:30pm
Monday - Thursday

email: jmlcoch@thetownofchester.org