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Building Department

Board Liaison: Deputy Mayor Chris Minardi

Tom Preiato
Principal Building Inspector

(631) 324-4150 ext. 600
88 Newtown Lane
East Hampton, N.Y. 11937
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED


Yes, all contractor and sub information must be decided at time of submission, including all information required. The contractor must be licensed in the Town of East Hampton and all others must be Suffolk County Licensed.

Yes, two sets of plans are required, stamped and signed by an Architect or Engineer.

Pool plans must be specific for the exact pool being built and the address must be on the two (2) sets of required, stamped and signed plans.

A filled-out Demolition Permit Application must be accompanied by a shut off letter from the gas and electric companies along with a complete asbestos survey if built prior to 1974.

All pool contractors must be H26 Certified through Suffolk County.

A Building Permit is valid for a year from the date of issuance and can be renewed at the cost of the original fee (not including the Certificate of Occupancy fee).

Permit review is usually within two to four weeks providing all required information is included when you submit.

Call 631-324-4150 and select Option 3 from the Main Menu for the East Hampton Village Building Department to schedule your inspection.

A check is required at submission and the fee is calculated as follows:

  • 1.25% of the estimated cost
  • $250 Certificate of Occupancy fee
  • $750 Coastal Erosion Management Application
  • $1,000 Demolition Permit
  • You may also give the Building Department a call and we will calculate it for you (631) 324-4150, select 3 from Main Menu.

2023 Building Department Fee Schedule 

Click here to download the building permit instructions and application. Completed applications can be submitted to the East Hampton Village Building Department at 88 Newtown Lane. Call 631-324-4150 and select Option 3 from the Main Menu.

Building Dept. & Code Enforcement

The Building Department is located at 88 Newtown Lane.  The Building Department issues building permits, certificates of occupancy, yard sale permits, temporary sign permits, outdoor dining permits and wetland flagging. Instructions and Applications can be accessed from our "Frequently Requested Forms" found below.

Completed permit applications may be hand delivered during business hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm or mailed to the East Hampton Village Building Department at 88 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937.

Billy Hajek Village Planner (631) 324-4150 ext. 640 Email
Thomas Preiato Principal Building Inspector (631) 324-4150 ext. 610 Email
Kent Howie Senior Building Inspector (631) 324-4150 ext. 620 Email
Robert Jahoda Code Enforcement Officer (631) 324-4150 ext. 630 Email
Linda Beyer Secretary to Building Department (631) 324-4150 ext. 600 Email

Forms & Documents

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