Building Department functions include administration and enforcement of the Westchester Building Code, adopted model codes, and ordinances. The Building and Permits staff also works closely with permit applications, to obtain code compliant permit submission documents, and with contractors, to build safe code compliant facilities.

Code Enforcement enforces codes in neighborhoods and in rental properties, ensuring that neighborhoods and rental homes stay safe. Code Enforcement staff also works with the residents to help them identify code issues, prevent blight and improve curb appeal in their neighborhoods.