Poughkeepsie's Department of Building is responsible for:
Certificates of occupancy
Ordinance enforcement including construction codes, property maintenance code and special use permits
Regulation and issue of licenses for electricians and plumbers
Permits & Inspections
The Fire Department is now responsible for issuing Assembly Permits and Operating Permits and for the inspection of multiple residences and elevators. Applications for these permits and inspections must be submitted to the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, which is located at: 505 Main Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
All questions concerning these permits and inspections should be directed to the Fire Department at 845-451-4079.