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Building Department




About Us



You can find our office on the 2nd floor of Wawarsing's Town Hall:
108 Canal Street in the Village of Ellenville, NY
We are the 2nd building on the left after you turn south onto Canal Street from Route 209.
Wawarsing's Town Hall is NOT Village Hall.

Schedule an appointment to meet with one of our officers if you want to make sure someone is here to help you when you visit us.

8:00 AM through 4:00 PM
Monday through Friday
Except for National Holidays
Send mail to:
Town of Wawarsing
PO Box 671
Ellenville, NY 12428
c/o Building Department

We Are:

Robin Coleman
The Code Enforcement Officers

Our department's secretaries are also the secretaries for the Planning and Zoning Boards:

Barbara Paes
Secretary of the Planning Board

Christine Oquendo
Secretary of the Zoning Board of Appeals



Application Forms:


Building Permit Application     Sign Permit Application     Logging Permit Applicaltion      

Demolition Permit Application     Swimming Pool Permit Application     Fence Permit Application

General Permit Application Checklist



Mission Statement


The Town of Wawarsing’s Building Department ensures the safe and lawful use of over 6300 properties with over 3200 structures by enforcing various laws of The Town of Wawarsing including its Zoning Law and by enforcing New York State’s Uniform Building Codes.  We do this in accordance with other regulations imposed onto the Town of Wawarsing by the County, State, and by the Federal government.  Our main activities include performing compliance reviews for plans, issuing various permits, and inspecting structures and properties.  We also investigate complaints about properties and we prosecute un-remediated violations in court.  Voluntary compliance is appreciated.



Useful Links (Codes of the Town of Wawarsing.) (Uniform Building Codes of NYS.) (Ulster County's GIS Web Map.) (New York State's laws.)

Worker's Compensation & Disability Exemption Form CE-200 (Worker's Compensation & Disability)

Free Energy Code Compliance Software(Free Energy Code Compliance Software)

Town of Wawarsing

108 Canal Street ~ PO Box 671 Ellenville, NY 12428                                        845.647.7800