The St. Lawrence County Seat

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement Officer

Jeffrey Murray

Office Hours: Call for appointment

Phone: 315.386.2871 ext. 9208

Code Compliance Technician: Tim Nolan
Phone: 315.386.2871  ext 9210
Fax: 315.386.1361

Please fill out and mail applications to:

Canton Code Enforcement
Municipal Building
60 Main Street
Canton, New York 13617


Village and Town Codes/Maps

Village and Town applications, permits, and forms available here

Building Permit applications may be picked up daily at the Code Enforcement Office or the Town and Village Clerk’s Offices.

Building Permit Applications MUST be submitted prior to commencement of work. Upon issuance of permit, the applicant must contact the Code Enforcement Officer upon completion of each stage of work and for final inspection.

A permit is valid for 12 months and must be renewed if the work is not completed within that time.

Applications for residential structures over 1500 sq. ft. and all commercial projects require New York State engineered drawings.

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