The Light on the Lake

Code Enforcement

Apply for Your Building Permit

Looking to make improvements on your home or business? Click to download a  building permit application.  Permit fees are available from the Code Enforcement Department - Call  (716) 549-5753

Compliancy Complaints

If you have a legitimate Compliance Code complaint and would like to bring it to our attention, please DOWNLOAD and READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS first. Click the link below to download the complaint form.

Vacant Property Information

The Town of Evans, like many communities in New York State, has a large number of vacant and abandoned properties within its neighborhoods. Visit the Evans V2Vsite for more information about finding, reporting, and buying abandoned property in our town.

Looking to Build in Evans, NY?

Please download these Town of Evans, NY Building Code Administration guidelines before you begin.  Give us a call, at (716) 549-5753 if you have any additional questions.

Welcome to the Town of Evans Code Enforcement Department.

It is the mission of the Code Enforcement Department of the Town of Evans to work in partnership with the Evans Town Board, Planning Division, Director of Community Development and the Police Department to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment. We help maintain or improve the quality of our community by administering a fair and unbiased enforcement program to correct violations of the Building Codes of New York, Municipal Codes, and land use requirements.

Contractors/homeowners are encouraged to make an appointment to ensure that there is an inspector in the office to provide assistance. Please make an appointment by contacting the Town's Code Enforcement Department at 716-549-5753.

Additional Services and Resources

Looking to start a business in Evans?

The Town of Evans welcomes new businesses in our community. For more detailed guidelines on doing business in Erie County, please click to download the Erie County Business Assistance Directory.

Steve Bremer
Town of Evans
Code Enforcement Officer
Steve Bremer Town of Evans Code Enforcement Officer


Our Town Code is available to all residents and visitors.