City of Rye, NY

Building Department

Maureen Eckman,
Building Inspector

(914) 967-7372
building@ryeny.gov

 


Hours of Operation
Winter Hours
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (Counter Closes at 2pm Wednesday and Friday)


Summer Hours (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm (Counter Closes at 2pm Wednesday and Friday)

 

Description of Services


The Building Inspector is responsible for the effective, timely, and consistent enforcement of local and state law, and the education of those whom they affect.

 

Key Services


Issues:

  • Building, Demolition and Floodplain Management Permits
  • Notices of violation of many City codes
  • Appearance Tickets, when applicable, for violation to the above codes.

Interprets:

  • Building and Zoning codes
  • Flood insurance rate maps

Inspects work being conducted in conjunction with Building Permits

Provides:

  • Direction to residents, design professionals, real estate
  • Professionals for compliance with requisite laws and codes
  • Information regarding local landmarks

Regulates excavation, zoning, signs, private recreational facilities and fences per City Code. Enforces the New York State Building Code

 

Document Links

 

 

City Mapping

Relevant Planning Documents and Information:

Staff

Maureen Eckman, Building Inspector

Kerry Lenihan, Asst. Buildiing Inspector

Guy Carpenito, Asst. Building Inspector/Code Enforcement

Dawn Szczerba, Office Assistant

Clare Shields , Office Assistant