With a staff of four full time inspectors, a secretary, and a part time plumbing inspector. The Department issues permits pertaining to Buildings, Streets, Sidewalks, etc. (other permits which can be viewed and down loaded from this website). To close out a building permit a or sell a home, a Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Occupancy, as applicable, will also be issued by this department.The Building Department inspects all new construction, alterations, and additions and also performs code enforcement inspections for residential and commercial property. You may also call (914) 734-4140 if you would like to speak directly with a staff member.