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Town of Highlands Building Department

  Contact Information

Code Enforcement Officer

Philip Hannawalt | Email

Department Secretary
Jessica Walker| Email

P: (845) 446-4280 x316
F: (845) 446-4298

Department Hours
Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
The Town of Highlands Building Department is responsible for building inspections, building permits, code enforcement and zoning administration in the Town of Highlands (Fort Montgomery) and Village of Highland Falls. (Note: West Point Military Academy is outside the jurisdiction of the local building department)

Building Department Codes

Town of Highlands
Village of Highland Falls
New York State Uniform Codes

Related Contacts
Town of Highlands Consolidated Planning Board: Erik Smith, Chairman | Email
Town of Highlands Consolidated Zoning Board of Appeals: Jack Jannarone, Chairman | Email

Building Department Forms
Building Permit Application: Download Link
Requirements for Swimming Pools and Spas: Download Link
Burning Permit Application (Town Only): Download Link
Operating Permit Application: Download Link
Landlord Registration (Village Only): Download Link

SEQR (NYSDEC State Environmental Quality Review) Short Form: Download Link

NYSDEC website for long SEQR EAF forms and instructions)

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector Affidavit: Download Link
(Note that Municipal Search requests involving residential property must have a completed Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Affidavit submitted along with $200 fee payable to “Town of Highlands”)