Rick Fritz - Code Official and Zoning Officer
The Code Official assists in following the NYS building codes to ensure the Health, Safety and Resilience of the Built Environment for all residents of Preble.
Code Official W. Rick Fritz is available at the Town Hall on Mondays from 1-3 pm to help with applications. Building permits, certificates of occupancy, zoning information are among the services available from the Code office. The Code Official can also be reached at (607) 591-9898.
The Building Process: If you are planning to build to build in the Town of Preble you'll first need to get approval from the Cortland Count Health Department. Once have approval from the Health Dept:
- Download a Building Premit Application and follow the instructions.
- Bring your completed application to Town Clerk/Code Official with copy of survey/tax map showing the parcel....
- Bring a drawing of what will be built. Drawings of Buildings over 1500 square ft. will need to be engineered approved. (stamped)
- Once approved, (you'll be notified by code official) then come to Preble Town Hall and submit it to the Preble Code Official. At that point, the cost of the permit will be determined and you will pay for the permit in person.
- Start building!
The Preble Town Board meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 pm in the Town Hall, 1968 Preble Road.
- Dave Morse
- David Pitman
- Mike Griep
Local Laws Pertiaining to the Town Board
The Preble Planning Board meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7 pm at the Preble Town Hall, 1968 Preble Road.
Chair: Maureen Knapp
Donald Armstrong, Attorney
Sue Wright, Secretary
The Preble Zoning Board of Appeals meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Preble Town Hall, 1968 Preble Road.
The Highway operation moved into a new building in January of 2018 at 6684 Rt. 281 next to the salt shed. All
equipment is now stored indoors. All 6 bays have in-floor hydronic heating with propane boilers. The building was paid for with money saved and a State grant from Senator Jim Seward.