Permits are required for various projects, whether you hire a contractor or do the work yourself.  A Building Permit Application may be required.  **Please contact the Building Department at 617-6195  for additional information.

Link to Building Permit Application

PLEASE NOTE:  We accept cash, check and credit card payments.*

*Our credit card processor adds a 2.50% processing fee to all credit/debit card payments.  The Town of Ogden does not receive any portion of this fee.  This fee cannot be reimbursed to you unless canceled by 4:00 PM on the day of the transaction.  Any cancellations after that point can be credited back to your card but the service fee cannot.

**Credit cards are not accepted for Village of Spencerport transactions.

More specific information is available for the following permits:

Accessory Structures-Town
Accessory Structures-Village
Additions **
Antennas & Towers **
Barns (Farm) ** 
Deck Design Handout
Deck Construction Guide
Existing Multi-Family Inspection Checklist
Fencing Town
Fireplace **
Garage **
Guidelines for finishing basements
Inspections Required Handout

Pool/Pool Decks-Town

Pool/Pool Decks-Village
Ponds (NEW)
Porch **
New Construction **
Renovations **
Requirements for SFR New Construction
Requirements for finished basement
Seasonal Rooms **
Signs **

Click here for 2020 Fee Schedule

Business Resources

Located on the Erie Canal, we are a community in upstate New York just west of Rochester, Monroe County, the Town of Ogden has exactly what you have been looking for, and exactly what you need to locate your business here. A pro-business attitude, business sites, and an unsurpassed quality of life focused on family, friends, and the outdoors. Combine this with a lower cost of doing business relative to adjacent metropolitan areas, our strategic location, a qualified workforce, and incentives to expand or locate your business, and you have the foundation for success. Our strategic location, just minutes from NYS Interstate 90, expressways (390, 490 and 590), and 15 minutes from the Rochester International Airport make our community very accessible and is within one hour to metropolitan areas to the West and just a few hours of most metropolitan areas to the East. The citizens of Ogden are skilled workers, dedicated to their jobs, homes and families.  Abundant educational opportunities exist at nearby schools and universities, SUNY Brockport, Roberts Weslyan College, Monroe Community College, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester to mention a few. These are bold statements and we stand ready to deliver on every one of them. The Town of Ogden is about committment and we're committed to attracting new business. We invite you to browse our website to gain a better insight as to what we have to offer, and we encourage you to contact us for any additional information.

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