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"It is the mission of the Code Enforcement Department of the Town of Evans to work in partnership with the Evans Town Board, Planning Division, Director of Community Development and the Police Department to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment. We help maintain or improve the quality of our community by administering a fair and unbiased enforcement program to correct violations of the Building Codes of New York, Municipal Codes, and land use requirements."
Please contact the Code Enforcement Office for the fee schedule.
NOTE: Contractors/homeowners are encouraged to make an appointment to ensure that there is an inspector in the office to provide assistance. Please make an appointment by contacting the Town's Code Enforcement Department at 716-549-5753.
Click below to print out an application to apply for a Building Permit.
pdf Building Permit Application (319 KB)
All contracted plumbing work is required to be completed by a master plumber, who is licensed in the Town of Evans to perform such work. A list of the licensed plumbers in the Town is provided below:
The following publications are available to be printed or can be obtained at the Code Enforcement Department at the town hall:
Fire Safety For Kids, a site brought to you by the U.S. Fire Administration for Kids.
Building Safety Month Ambassador May 2012 The ICC has pronounced Mike Holmes as the Ambassador of Building Safety Month this year.
All Code Enforcement Officers are New York State certified and are members of the International Code Council and Niagara Frontier Building Officials Association.
If you would like to order some reflective house address number signs for your home, to make it more efficient for first responders to locate you in the event of an emergency, or even to comply with the Town of Evans code click on the link below and fill out the infrmation as directed.
Helpful Phone Numbers
EC Health Dept. (Septic Systems) 961-6800
EC Sewer Dist. #2 (Sewer Systems) 549-3161
Allied Waste (Garbage Issues) 1-800-283-4220
Dept. of Environmental Conservation (NYS Flood plain & CEHA) 851-7000
Federal Emergency Management Assoc. (Flood Hazard Areas) 800-462-9029
US Army Corp. of Engineers (Federal Wetlands) 879-4330
National Grid Customer Service 800-642-4272
NYSEG Customer Service 800-572-1111
National Fuel Gas Customer Serivce 686-6123
Verizon for Residences 890-7100
AT&T Customer Service 888-227-3824
Dig Safely NY (Underground Utilities) 811
Town of Evans Highway Dept. (Roads & Culverts) 549-3533
Erie County Highway Dept. (EC Roads & Culverts) 858-7966
NYS Dept. of Transportation (NYS Highway Areas) 847-3238
Town of Evans Planning Dept. 549-0945
Town of Evans Assessor Dept. 549-5752