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Town of Babylon
200 E. Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Ph: (631) 957-3000
Fx: (631) 957-7440
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Planning & Development

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1. What is the Planning & Development Department?
2. What are the responsibilities of the Building Division?
3. What is the Accessory Apartment Review Board?
4. What is the Planning Board?
5. What is the Zoning Board of Appeals?
6. What recourse do I have if an application is denied by the Zoning Board of Appeals?
7. What is the Traffic Safety Committee?

Planning & Development - Accessory Apartment Division - Accessory Apartment Permits

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1. What is an Accessory Apartment Permit?
2. What are the Accessory Apartment Permit requirements?
3. What is the process to obtain an Accessory Apartment Permit?

Planning & Development - Building Division - Building Permits

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1. What is a Building Permit and why do I need one?
2. What projects require a Building Permit?
3. How do I apply for a Building Permit?
4. When would I need a Building Permit?
5. Do I need a Building Permit to install a wood burning stove or fireplace?
6. Do I need a Building Permit to install a Hood and Duct system?

Planning & Development - Building Division - Demolition Permits

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1. What is a Demolition Permit?
2. How do I apply for a Demolition Permit?
3. What is the Demolition Permit fee schedule?

Planning & Development - Building Division - General Information

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1. Does the Building Division accept credit card payments?
2. What is the fax number for the Building Division?
3. How do I get a copy of my Certificate of Occupancy?
4. How can I get a copy of my survey?
5. How can I find out where the cesspools are located on my property?
6. Can I have a basement apartment?
7. I would like to build a front porch on my house. What is the required distance I need to be from the street?
8. If someone in my neighborhood is re-doing their existing driveway, is a building permit required and how close to the edge of the property line are they permitted to go?

Planning & Development - Building Division - Illegal Structures

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1. What is an illegally-built structure?
2. Why do I need to legalize an existing structure by obtaining a Building Permit?
3. How do I legalize an existing structure?
4. What are the fees associated with legalizing a structure?

Planning & Development - Building Division - Non-Building Structures

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1. What is a non-building structure?
2. What are the permit requirements for sheds that are smaller than 100 square feet?
3. What are the permit requirements for sheds larger than 100 square feet?
4. What are the permit requirements for decks?
5. What are the permit requirements for fences?
6. What are the permit requirements for pools?

Planning & Development - Rental Division - Rental Permits

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1. What is a Rental Permit?
2. When would I need a Rental Permit?
3. What is the Rental Permit process?
4. What are the Rental Permit requirements?

Planning & Development - Traffic Safety Division

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1. What is the Traffic Safety Division?
2. What is the Traffic Safety Committee?
3. What type of signs can be requested through the Traffic Safety Division?
4. How do I request a sign?
5. How do I submit a complaint about areas that are susceptible to speeding?
6. How do I report a damaged or missing traffic sign?
7. How do I report a broken traffic signal?

Town Attorney - Code Enforcement Division - Noise Codes

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1. What is the Town's Code for barking dogs?
2. What is the Town's Code on loud music and/or noise?

Town Attorney - Code Enforcement Division - Property Codes

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1. What is the Town Code for high grass?
2. What is the Town Code for property fences?
3. How do I know if a fence is on my property or my neighbor's property?
4. What hours of operation must landscapers keep when working on personal property?
5. Can landscapers or lawn service companies blow dirt and leaves onto the street?

Town Attorney - Code Enforcement Division - Vehicle Codes

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1. Are unregistered vehicles allowed on personal property?
2. Can boats be parked on personal property?
3. Are trucks with commercial plates allowed on personal property?
4. Can homeowners and tenants park vehicles on the street?
5. Who do I call about a car obstructing a sidewalk?
6. Can I park a vehicle on the street for the purposes of selling it if it does not have license plates or vehicle registration information?