Evaluation/Inspection Services


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Code Enforcement office is charged with the enforcement of national, state and city building codes. This office handles all types of housing issues and complaints from tenants, landlords, and the general public. Complaints involving life safety issues such as unsanitary conditions, poor living conditions, fires, fire hazards, unsafe electrical equipment, plumbing, heat and heating units, vermin infestation or other dangerous conditions will be addressed.

The Code Enforcement office responds to violations of the City of Schenectady Housing Ordinance, including rental housing complaints. Also enforced are zoning ordinance violations in residential areas. Examples of violations include deteriorated roofs or chipped and peeling paint, swimming pools that are deteriorated or have stagnant water, interior violations of rental or owner-occupied properties and any other housing issues which may affect the quality of life of the occupant or neighbors.
Geographical AreaCity of Schenectady
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Intake ProcedureCall Eric Shilling, 518-382-5050
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityCity of Schenectady residents
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm (July and August 8:00 am-4:00 pm)
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 City Hall
Physical Site Address 2 105 Jay Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Schenectady, NY 12305
Main Phone 518-382-5000 Administrative
Web Address www.cityofschenectady.com
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: SCHENECTADY CITY
This Service: Evaluation/Inspection Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Building Code Enforcement/Appeals (TE-1000.0700)
Building Inspection (TE-1000.1000)