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Code Enforcement - Building Inspector - Please Call Ahead for Appointment

Contact: Justin Bruen CEO

2716 County Road #47
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Phone: 585-577-7926 or 585-394-0036 ext. 4

Fax: (585) 394-8714


Office Hours: Code Enforcement Office is open by appointment only Monday - Thursday

PLEASE phone ahead or email for appointments.


*No Deputy Code Enforcement Officer is currently on staff with the Town. Please Be Advised, our Code Enforcement Officer is entitled to holiday/vacation/sick time, and therefore at times, the office may be closed.

PLEASE phone ahead or email for appointments.

Zoning Code Complaint Form: Zoning Code Enforcement Complaint Form


FAQs: FAQ - Pertaining to Planning Board and ZBA Applications

Permits and Applications Permits and Applications

Official Zoning Map

The Code Enforcement Official oversees and administers the day-to-day operations of the Department and reviews all applications submitted for regulatory applicability to the New York State Building Codes and the Town of Hopewell Local Law(s) for the jurisdictional area of the Town of Hopewell.  

The Building/Code Enforcement Officer issues respective Building Permits, Certificates of Occupancy, Use and Compliance Certificates and monitors, inspects, and approves construction phases (footers, foundations, framing, plumbing, occupancy change/use, etc.).

Site Plan, Subdivision and Variance Applications are processed through this office. 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 2nd Wednesday of the Month in order to meet deadline dates with

County Planning Board referrals and Public Hearing publications.

DUE TO THE INCREASE OF APPLICATIONS, not all applications may be placed on the following month's agenda. First come, First Serve for ALL completed applications.

All applications MUST BE COMPLETE BEFORE forwarding to Ontario County Planning Board for review. No applications will be forwarded to County Planning Board, Hopewell Planning Board or Board of Appeals if they are incomplete...NO EXCEPTIONS.

Issuance of Official Addresses for new properties in Hopewell is also governed by this department for coordination with the Ontario County 911 Office.


The Code Enforcement Official:

*  Oversees Flood Plain Administration

*  Planning Board/Project Coordinator

*  Enforces regulatory construction standards (New York State) that prescribe materials & type

of construction for new construction renovation, and repair

*  Completes periodic Fire and Safety Inspections within buildings set forth in Local Law

Electrical Inspections are conducted by third party inspectors approved by the Town. 

Property Transfer Waste Water Treatment System Inspections:

Contact Ontario County Soils, Water, Conservation District at (585) 396-1450

Soil Testing for new construction of Waste Water Treatment System

is conducted by the Ontario County Agency noted above @ (585) 396-1450.