Dan Strong

Code Enforcement Officer

Hours: Tuesday through Thursday 8:30 am to 11:00 am
Phone: 585-589-4592 ext. 20
Fax: 585-589-0039
Email: codes@townofgaines.org

Planning and Zoning Documents

Non-Refundable Processing Fee Schedule

  • Houses and Garages*
  • Commercial Buildings*
  • Multiple Housing*
  • Addition to Permanent Structures*
  • Agricultural Buildings*
  • Bank Inspections
  • Replace Roof
  • Chimneys & Wood Burning Stoves
  • Porches, Decks & Gazebos
  • Swimming Pool (Above- Ground)
  • Swimming Pool (In-Ground)
  • Storage Buildings
  • Fences
  • Signs
  • Subdivision Review (Minor)
  • Subdivision Review (Major)
  • Special Use Permit (RA District)
  • Special Use Permit (C & CH District)
  • Site Plan Review (Minor – Type 2SEQR)
  • Site Plan Review (Major – Type 1SEQR)
  • Telecommunications Tower (All District)
  • MET Tower***
  • MET Tower (1 Year Renewal)
  • Variance Permit
  • Document Copy Charge (Per Page)
  • Development Manual
  • Replacement Roof
  • Permanent Back-up Generator (Up to 10 kw)
  • Replacement Back-up Generator (Up to 12 kw)
  • Solar Panel Permit – Roof to Installation
  • Solar Panel Permit – Stand Alone Unit
  • WECS Special Use Permit for towers in an Ag District – over 121 feet
  • WECS Site Plan review for towers in an Ag District – over 121 feet
  • WECS Special Use Permit – Residential & Commercial Towers up to 80 feet
  • Demolition – Removal
  • Outside Wood Burning Boilers
  • Development Manual
  • Town Zoning Ordinance
  • $30.00 plus .15 / SQ FT
  • $30.00 plus .15 / SQ FT
  • $100.00 plus .15 / SQ FT
  • $30.00 plus .15 / SQ FT
  • $50.00 plus $1.00 / Thousand SQ FT
  • $100.00
  • $30.00
  • $30.00
  • $30.00 plus .15 / SQ FT
  • $30.00
  • $50.00
  • $30.00 plus .15 / SQ FT
  • $30.00
  • $30.00
  • $50.00 plus $15.00 / Lot (Site Plan Review not included)
  • $250.00 plus $15.00 / Lot (Site Plan Review not included)
  • $50.00 (Includes Minor Site Plan Review)
  • $250.00 (Includes Minor Site Plan Review)
  • $50.00
  • $250.00**
  • $2,500.00** (Includes Major Site Plan Review)
  • $5,000.00** (Includes Major Site Plan Review)
  • $2,500.00
  • $50.00
  • $00.25
  • $35.00
  • $30.00
  • $30.00
  • $100.00
  • $50.00
  • $50.00
  • $150.00***
  • $150.00***
  • $150.00***
  • $30.00
  • $30.00
  • $35.55
  • $25.00

* Site Plan Review is required and does not include fee for “Site Plan Review”

** 20% of the fee will be applied toward the Town of Gaines cost for an Engineer to review an Applicant’s Site Plan and/or Project. Any Engineer fees that exceed 20% of the above scheduled fee will be borne the applicant.

*** $5,000.00 for the first “MET” tower by an applicant, $2,500.00 for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th “MET” tower by the same applicant.

All fees must be paid at the time of submitting an application and are non-refundable.
Make checks payable to the “Town of Gaines.”