Porch/Patio Covers (Arbors)

General Information

A permit is required for the installation of a patio cover or arbor. 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.

Plans Submittal Requirements

A copy of a site plan or Current Property Instrument Survey of your property with dimensions indicating the location of the patio cover on the property.

A plan with dimensions indicating how the structure will be constructed and anchored. Plans should be specific and differentiate between open and enclosed porches. This plan should include materials used and spacing of framing members.


An inspection will be required upon each completed stage of construction.

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.