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The Department of Planning and Development is one of the Town's largest departments. It has nine divisions and three boards:
These divisions and boards are responsible for receiving and processing applications for building permits, for new subdivisions, accessory apartments, variances, and requests for traffic safety control measures. For questions regarding the Divisions of Planning and Engineering, please contact the Planning Department at (631) 957-3103. Please check the Planning and Development Forms and Documents page to view the applications, forms and documents that are currently available online for the Planning and Development Department.
The Building Division issues permits and enforces the Town of Babylon's zoning, local laws, ordinances and building codes. No building can be constructed or altered on any lot, plot or premises until a Town of Babylon building permit authorizing the work has been issued. The Building Division requires that copies of plans and specifications, and such other necessary information, be filed with every permit application.
The Town's Accessory Apartment Review Board conducts public hearings and reviews applications for temporary permits for accessory apartments. The following applications are available online:
The Zoning Board of Appeals Application and Radius Map Request Form are available online.
Please visit the Forms Center to view the application forms and other documents that are currently available online for the Zoning Board of Appeals.