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Building & Fire Codes

Responsibilities: Enforces the NYS Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code. Reviews building plans. Issues building permits. Conducts construction and fire safety inspections. Investigates violations and complaints.

Hours of Operation:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 am – 4:30 pm



  • Administer and enforce provisions of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code Act.
  • Administer and enforce Local Land use / Zoning Laws.
  • Administer and enforce Local Flood Damage Prevention Laws.
  • Review Design Documents for compliance with Uniform Code(s) and adopted standards.
  • Conduct state mandated inspections of all commercial buildings, Places of public assembly, and multiple family dwellings
  • Issue Building, Zoning and Flood plain Development Permits.
  • Conduct state mandated construction inspections.
    Investigate complaints that assert violations of the Uniform Code and or Local Laws

Office Information

Contact Information:
Ward Dailey
Phone: 315-376-5377
Fax: 315-377-3137

Hours of Operation:
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Office Tuesday and Thursday
In field Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Lewis County Court House
7660 N State St
Lowville, NY 13367

Staff Directory

Ward Dailey

Senior Code Enforcement Officer

Anne Keefer

Keyboard Specialist

David Brown

Code Enforcement Officer

Jon Roes

Code Enforcement Officer

Timothy Widrick

Code Enforcement Officer

Current Job Postings

Job TitleClose DateDepartmentDetails & Application
Apply by September 27, 2023