38 North Ferry Road
PO Box 970
Shelter Island, NY 11964
Phone (631) 749-0772
Fax (631) 749-9305

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Reed Karen
Building Inspector

J. Chris Tehan
Senior Building Inspector

Mary Ellen McGayhey
Building Clerk

Lori Beard Raymond
Building Permit Examiner
631-749-0291 ext. 2106

Arthur P. Bloom
Fire Marshal

 Paul Shepherd- Town Liaison


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Septic Rebate Application

Building Permit Application (Fillable Form)

Document Request Form


Home Improvement License Application

Please submit $100.00 check made out to Town of Shelter Island.You must also submit your Liability Accord Certificate with the Town of Shelter Island as the certificate holder and your Workman's Comp certificate if applicable. If you do not have Workman's Comp. then you will need to submit an Exemption form-CE-200.

Homeowner Annual Irrigation Permit Application

Must be filled out annually and include a check for $250.00 for irrigation systems without a cistern and a $50.00 check for irrigation systems with a cistern.

Irrigation Information

Irrigation Contractor License

New York State Building Code

Notarization Form***  for Building Permit Application **Amended 2017

Pool Permit Application & Fence Declaration

Residential Code of NYS 2010 Pool Barrier Requirements - Appendix G

Request for Certificate of Occupancy Form

Sanitary Registry Application 

Shelter Island Town Code

Shelter Island Zoning Map

This map is for general reference only. Please contact the Building Department for the Zoning of a specific parcel prior to making your application.)

Sign Permit Application

Solar Panel Fast Track Application

 You must also fill out a Building Permit Application along with the Fast Track Application for Roof Mounted Solar Panels. As long as Solar panels are installed on roof there is no fee.

Swimming Pool Ordinance