Lawn Sprinklers

General Information

A permit is required for the installation of lawn sprinkler systems, which must comply with the requirements of the New York State family of codes. A backflow prevention device is required at the connection to the water supply and must be independently tested by a Town of Greece licensed plumber. A list of such registered plumbers is available at the Building Department.

Plans Submittal Requirements

  • A copy of a site plan or current property instrument survey of your property showing the location of proposed sprinkler heads.
  • Signature of a Town of Greece licensed plumber on application.
  • Monroe County Water Authority approval.


An inspection of the backflow restrictor 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.