Fire Department / Code Enforcement

Operating Permit

The City of Cortland has begun the enforcement of Operating Permits. According to the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and the Code of the City of Cortland, Operating Permits are required for the following:

The City will require that any person who proposes to undertake an activity or operate any type of building listed above shall be required to obtain an operating permit.

An application is required to be submitted, an inspection of the premises will then be scheduled and a fee of $50.00 will be charged for the Operating Permit. An Operating Permit will be valid for one year.