Government

APPLICATIONS

Please contact the Building Department of the Village of Bergen to make an application to the Planning Board or the Zoning Board.

Application Type Fee
Application Type and Fee
Short form SEQR $20.00
Flood plain property surcharge no fee
Long form SEQR actual cost
Variance $300
Minor subdivision $200
Major subdivision $450
Site plan review $200
Special use permit $200
Public information meeting surcharge $100
Recreation fee for new major subdivision $100 per parcel created
Merger of properties $300 per tax parcel created
Special meeting necessary $50

Building Permits

Please contact the Building Department of the Village of Bergen to obtain the required permit for your building project.

ALL PERMITS ARE VALID FOR ONE YEAR.
One six-month renewal is permitted and will be the same price as the original permit.

The Village will assess a $100 fee for commencing work without a permit.

Click here to download our Building Permit Request Form (200 KB PDF).

Click here to download our Unified Solar Permit Form (209 KB PDF).

Sewer Permits Fee
Sewer Permits and Fees
Connection Fee $150 per unit
Capital Facility Fee $1,250 per unit
Sign Permits Fee
Sign Permits and Fees
Signs without electric under 12 sq. ft. $40
Electric signs under 12 sq. ft. $40
Signs over 12.1 sq. ft. without electric $40
Electric signs over 12.1 sq. ft. $40
Demolition Permits Fee
Demolition Permits and Fees
Residential $100
Commercial $150

NOTE: A demolition permit is included in a building permit if applicable

Flood Plain Permits Fee
Flood Plain Permit and Fee
Surcharge on any application concerning property in a flood plain no fee
Fuel Burning Permits Fee
Fuel Burning Permits and Fees
Solid Fuel & Chimney $30
Fireplace & Gas Inserts $30
Accessory and Related Structure: RESIDENTIAL Permits Fee
Accessory and Related Structure: RESIDENTIAL Permits and Fees
Standby Generator $40
Gazebo $40
Fence no fee
Deck 150 sq. ft. or smaller $25
Deck 151 sq. ft. or larger $40
Accessory Buildings (e.g., Sheds and Garages) $0.15 per sq. ft. ($30 minimum)
POOL Permits Fee
Pool Permits and Fees
Above-ground under 19 ft. diameter or longest side $50
Above-ground over 20 ft. diameter or longest side $75
In-ground under 19 ft. diameter or longest side $50
In-ground over 20 ft. diameter or longest side $75

NOTE: Pool permit fee does not include permit for deck, fence or electric

Change of Use Permits Fee
Change of Use Permits and Fees
Residential $30
Commercial $250
Structural Alteration Permits Fee
Structural Alteration Permits and Fees
Residential $100
Commercial $200

NOTE: Applies only to structural alterations that add no square footage

Addition Permits Fee
Addition Permits and Fees
Residential $100
Commercial, up to 500 sq. ft. $100
500-999 sq. ft. $150
1,000-1,500 sq. ft. $200
1,500-1,999 sq. ft. $400
2,000 sq. ft. or larger apply fees for new construction
accessory building or related structures $100

NOTE: Addition permits do not include permits for required electrical or plumbing work

New Construction Permits Fee
New Construction Permits and Fees
New one-family dwelling $0.15 per square ft. ($300 minimum)
New two-family dwelling $0.20 per square ft. ($300 minimum)
New multiple dwelling unit $0.20 per square ft. ($300 minimum)
New commercial construction $0.20 per square ft. ($500 minimum)

Inspections

Please contact the Building Department of the Village of Bergen to arrange an inspection for your building project.

Inspection Type Fee
Inspection Type and Fee
Residential safety inspection $25
Commercial safety or fire inspection $60
Plumbing inspection $35
Residential Fire Inspection $35
Re-inspections (each visit) $15
Sewer inspections (new) $50