Building Department

Building Dept Office Hours 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Monday-Thursday and by appointment.

Please contact the Building Department at 518-765-2698 whenever you plan a construction project at your home, several items will require a building permit.  This includes, but not limited to:

  • Additions, Roofs, Replacement Windows, Gas Fireplaces & Wood Burning Stoves
  • Decks, Porches, Sheds, PODS
  • Electrical changes
  • Fences
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Swimming Pools   

Permit application forms normally found on line are temporarily unavailable due to a planned update to our Zoning Code, which will affect some of the permits.  Contact the Building Department of Village Office for a copy of our permit applications.

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Commission meet only when applications have been submitted. Call the Village Office at 518-765-2692 or check the Public Notices to confirm meetings. 

Public Notices

 All Public Notices for the Village of Voorheesville can be found in The Enterprise’s advertisement section and are posted at Village Hall, U.S. Post Office, and on the Village website.

FEMA Maps Updated

FEMA has updated the flood plain maps, which may affect insurance requirements from your mortgage lender. To check to see if your property is affected go to: