Buildings & Regulatory Compliance

OVERVIEW
The Department of Buildings & Regulatory Compliance is a multifaceted office that ensures safe and lawful uses of properties and buildings in the City of Albany. The Department enforces compliance by administering and maintaining local, state and federal laws that safeguard public health and quality of life--setting high standards for construction, sustainable design and efficient (re)development within our community.

Buildings & Regulatory Compliance creates public-private partnerships to encourage beautification;  address and eradicate blight and erosion;  prevent code violations;  and promote “green” best practices.  The Department incentivizes adaptive land use that aligns with goals established in Albany 2030 and in support of ReZone Albany.

VACANT BUILDINGS
Vacant Building Report - January 20, 2017

RESOURCES
Building & Regulatory Compliance Forms
Albany General City Code
New Residential Property Guide
Albany's Special District Listing (Historic Districts or Floodplains)

WHAT IS MY CURRENT ZONING? WHAT WILL MY REZONE BE? FIND OUT ONLINE
Albany's Interactive Code & DRAFT ReZone Map



Code Inspection Zone Map (.pdf)
Current City of Albany Zoning Map (.pdf)
Traditional Neighborhood Overlay District (.pdf)
DRAFT ReZone Map (.pdf)


Contact Information

Buildings & Regulatory Compliance
Robert Magee, Director
Staff Directory

200 Henry Johnson Blvd
First Floor  |  Suite #1
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 434-5165
Fax: (518) 434-6015
General Email: [email protected]

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday