Codes Office

It is the mission of this Code Enforcement Office to work in partnership with the people of the Town of Marcellus to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment.

Code Enforcement Officer—John Houser

Deputy Code Enforcement officer – Deb Williams

Duties include:

Enforcement of the Residential and Commercial International Code.

  • Review building permit applications
  • Review building plans
  • Issue building permits
  • Perform building inspections
  • Issue certificates of occupancy & compliance

Fire Inspections:

  • All public assembly occupancies annually
  • All other business occupancies every 3-years

Enforcement of the Town Zoning Law

  • Regulation of land and building uses

Enforcement of additional regulations including:

  • Wetland Regulations
  • Flood Plain Regulations
  • Storm Water Management
  • Local Laws including the “Litter Law”

Issuance of Burn Permits and performance of related inspections

Assistant to Codes—Karen Cotter

Duties include:

  • Assisting building permit applicants
  • Answering building department related questions
  • Scheduling building inspections
  • Processing related paperwork