City of Tonawanda
200 Niagara Street
Tonawanda NY 14150
This department is responsible for reviewing plumbing plans for code compliance and
issuing plumbing permits. After permits are issued in progress
inspections are required.
Building Permit Application
All contractors performing work in the City of Tonawanda are required to file an
application for and receive a City of Tonawanda Contractor’s License. A
certificate of general liability and workman’s compensation insurance must be
provided along with a filing fee of $100.00. Applications are available in the
office or click here.
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Currently all electrical inspections are performed by the New York Board of Fire
Underwriters. They can be reached at 716-626-1571 or on the Web at
http://www.nybfu.org. An inspection is required for any
extensions of the electrical system.
All plumbing work must be performed by a City of Tonawanda licensed plumber
except that a home owner may perform plumbing work in his or her occupied
dwelling. Permits are required.
INFILTRATION SURVEY FOR PROPERTY TRANSFER
The City of Tonawanda requires that a Certificate of Storm Water Compliance be
obtained before the transfer of property. This certificate certifies that
no storm water is being infiltrated into the sanitary sewer system.
Infiltration Survey Application Form
Code violations are investigated and prosecuted for local ordinances when
required. Complaints may be filed by calling 716-695-1806. Your name and address
will be required.
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