Gas Appliances

General Information

A permit is required for the installation of a water heater, furnace or any other gas-fired appliance; all of which must comply with the requirements of New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code.

Plans Submittal Requirements

New York State Law allows a homeowner to perform this work on their homestead.

  • If a contractor is used, that contractor must have general liability and Workman’s Compensation insurances filed with the Town of Greece as the certificate holder.
  • Heat Loss calculation–Typically filled out by the heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor.  This document determines what size furnace would be needed to appropriately heat the structure—NOTE:  Only required when replacing furnace.


An inspection will be required upon completion of work.

Fees and Applications

Building permit applications must be completed and submitted to the Technical Services Department at One Vince Tofany Blvd.  Hours:  Monday –  Friday, 9am-5pm.

Please contact the Technical Services Department at (585) 723-2443 for additional information.