Building permit for a shed in Rome, NY?

Posted On May 27, 2021 |

Is a building permit required for a shed in Rome, NY?

A common question about sheds is if a building permit is required (i.e. people search for "sheds without permits" and "sheds without planning permission" and even "sheds without council approval.") Since this is a common question, here's the answer for Rome, NY.

As of this writing, yes, a permit is required in Rome, although there is no fee for a shed permit under 144 sq ft. However, before you build, check with the City of Rome to ensure you have the correct and current information. (It might have changed since this writing.)

If you need it, here is the Building Permit Application

You can also get more information on this page:  City of Rome - Code Enforcement

There are similar rules for other towns, but again, check with your own local city or town office. 

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