Town of Lapeer - notes from  Cindy McFarland, Town Clerk
         at the home of
    Cindy Butler McFarland                  Hours: by appointment or
    2011 State Route 221                      Tues.  10 AM - 2 PM
    Marathon, NY 13803                       Wed.  2 PM - 6 PM
Town Of Lapeer Board Meeting Dates for 2016 at 7:00 PM
January 13                   May 11                September 14
February 10                  June 8                October 12
March  9                       July 13                November 9
April  13                        August 10           December 14, 28

Town Budget Process begins in October!

                    ---Building Permits---
                           New Pricing  Effective January 1, 2016

porches, decks, pools, sheds.........$25.00
additions, garages, pole barns.......$50.00
singlewides/doublewides............... $100.00/$125.00
new home construction..................$150.00
agricultural buildings......................$5.00 filing fee

There will be a $5.00 filing fee if you lose your   copy and require another.

At a future meeting, the Town Board will decide on penalties for failure to obtain building permits.

You are urged to attend all Board Meetings to see what's happening in your town.

               Please Take Note

The license fee for a dog that is spayed/neutered is $10.00.
The license fee for a dog that is not altered is  $20.00.
Late fees are $5.00 per month per dog and begin the day after the expiration date of the license.

Please renew promptly.  If you are found with an unlicensed dog at the time of a dog enumeration, you will be fined an additional $5.00 per Town Ordinance.
Licensing is simple and quick.  Proof of rabies is required as well as a spay/neuter certificate, if applicable.  Renewals can be done by mail. Just call or email for further information.


               **BUILDING PERMITS**
Effective May 1, 2011, the office of the Town Clerk will issue and grant ALL building permits during open hours or by appointment.
Structures requiring permits:
  1. singlewides, doublewides, modulars
  2. porches, decks, handicap ramps
  3. swimming pools
  4. barns and other agricultural buildings over 100 sq. ft.
  5. garages and car ports
  6. additions over 100 sq. ft.
  7. storage sheds over 100 sq. ft.
  8. gazebos
  9. pole barns
  10. new home construction
and any remodel jobs which require structural changes to existing construction.
For pricing and more information contact me at 849-6381.  I return all messages so please leave one.
The Code Enforcement Officer, Alan Butler, is responsible for inspections and enforcement only.  He may be reached at 849-6919. 
You must obtain your building permit from me, the Town Clerk, and include any necessary septic/well permits.  Pictures and/or sketches of the site and structure will be required.
    Effective September 8, 2010,the position of Dog Control Officer for the Town of Lapeer is contracted with the Cortland County SPCA, located at 879 McLean Rd, Cortland, NY.  Dog licensing remains with the Town Clerk but issues involving dangerous, disruptive, abandoned, injured, running-at-large, or unlicensed dogs should be addressed to the SPCA at 753-9386. 
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