Building

Responsibilities

The BuiInternational Code Council Logolding Department is responsible for plan reviews, issuing building permits, and completing all required building inspections on commercial buildings, residential projects, additions, remodels and basement finishes. In doing so we hope to ensure a safe and secure living and working environment for the citizens and guests of our city.


Building Permit Submittals and Re-Submittals

  • The City of Saratoga Springs Building Department is paperless. This includes Building Permit submittals and re-submittals.  Please apply using the Public Portal:
  • After the permit is approved and the building permit is issued we will provide you a digital copy of the approved plans and permit documents. All permit documents must be on site for inspections. Provide a printed set of the approved plans at a minimum size of 18"x24". 

Hours of Operation:  

  • Monday - Thursday - 7:00am - 6:00pm                                                                                                     
  • Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm with a limited number of inspections


Current Versions of the Codes Utilized for Inspections

  • 2020 Edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC), issued by the National Fire Protection Association
  • 2021 Edition of the International Plumbing Code (IPC), issued by the International Code Council
  • 2021 Edition of the International Mechanical Code (IMC), issued by the International Code Council
  • 2021 Edition of the International Residential Code (IRC), issued by the International Code Council
  • 2021 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), issued by the International Code Council
  • 2021 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), issued by the International Code Council
  • 2021 Edition of the International Building Code (IBC), issued by the International Code Council
  • 2021 Edition of the International Fire Code (IFC), issued by the International Code Council

Permit Requirements

SWPPP permits are required with all single family, multi family and commercial building permit application submittals.