Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM (closed from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM)
Phone: (716) 632-7747
Fax: (716) 626-4964

Code Enforcement Officer: Steven Bremer
Email: sbremer@village.williamsville.ny.us
Phone: (716) 256-1231

Fire Inspector: Tony Schueckler
Email: aschueckler@village.williamsville.ny.us
Phone: (716) 256-1232

Building Department Clerk: Donna Kaminska
Email: dkaminska@village.williamsville.ny.us
Phone: (716) 632-7747

The Building Department is responsible for regulating building construction and adherence to the building and fire codes.

Duties include:

  • Reviewing construction plans and building permit applications for conformance with the Codes of the Village of Williamsville and New York State
  • Reviewing Site Plans (including grading, utility, parking, etc.) and related documentation for compliance with the Code of the Village of Williamsville
  • Referring all applicable plans to various Village of Williamsville committees including Traffic & Safety, Environmental, Historic Preservation, etc.
  • Reviewing and referring as applicable all Zoning Board of Appeals applications and documentation and serving as liaison to the ZBA
  • Reviewing and referring as applicable all exterior plans, site plans, sign permits, etc. to the Planning & Architectural Review Board and serving as liaison to the P&ARB
  • Reviewing and processing all plumbing plans and permit applications for conformance with the Codes of the Village of Williamsville and New York State. This also includes conducting sump pump inspections required for real estate transfers
  • Reviewing and processing all sign permit applications for conformance with the Code of the Village of Williamsville
  • Conducting field inspections of all required elements of construction for conformance with the Codes of the Village of Williamsville and New York State and the submitted building permit
  • Conducting field inspections of all required elements of plumbing for conformance with the Codes of the Village of Williamsville and New York State and the submitted plumbing permit
  • Investigating all property complaints and issuing citations as applicable. Conducting follow up inspections of violations. Where required, issuing court summons for violations and participate in the court process through resolution
  • Conducting annual fire inspections of all public buildings including offices, mercantile, public assembly, apartments and mixed-use buildings for conformance with the Codes of the Village of Williamsville and New York State and the submitted building permit

All permit applications can be found here.

The Village code and zoning information can be found here.