Village of Endicott Code Enforcement Office

Recent Code Changes        


New York State has recently adopted the 2015 International Code, this replaces the 2010 NYS Building and Fire Prevention Codes. A copy of this information is available in our office, at the Endicott Library or at

Chapter 238  - Junk Vehicles
The following items have changed:

Definition of Junk Vehicle:

JUNK VEHICLE - Any motor vehicle, whether automobile, bus, trailer, truck, tractor, mobile home, motorcycle, motor bicycle, mini-bicycle or snowmobile, or any other contraption which is abandoned, stored, left or located by its owner or any other person, or is permitted or condoned to be abandoned, stored, left or located by its owner or any other person, on public or private premises in the Village of Endicott outside any establishment duly licensed by the Village of Endicott for the storage of junk vehicles, which:
(1) Cannot be driven upon the public streets for reason including but not limited to being unregistered, unlicensed, wrecked, abandoned, in a state of disrepair, or incapable of being moved under its own power.;
Exception: Vehicles located on a motor vehicle repair shop, inspection station, auto dealer or other business duly licensed by the State of New York.
(2) Is not in a condition for its original intended use.
(3) Is no longer intended to be used for its original purpose, the condition of the vehicle and circumstances surrounding its storage or abandonment being admissible for purposes of determining such intent; or
(4) Is being held or used for the purpose of resale of used parts therefrom or for the purpose of reclaiming for some use some or all of the material therein or for the purpose of disposing of the same.

Open storage of Junk Vehicles is prohibited in the Village of Endicott with the following exceptions:
Vehicle has a valid Sale Permit obtained from the Code Enforcement Office.  A "For Sale" sign and Sale Permit must be visible on the vehicle.  The permit is valid for Sixty (60) days with a the ability to be extended for an additional thirty (30) days.  There is no fee for a Sale Permit.
Vehicle has a valid Restoration Permit obtained from the Code Enforcement Office.  A Restoration Permit may be issued for a vehicle that the owner has intention to make repairs vehicle so that is road worthy again.  The permit is valid for ninety (90) days and may be extended for an additional thirty (30) days.  Restoration permits must be issued before the vehicle is taken off of the road.  There is a $25 fee for this permit.
Vehicle has a valid Long Term Storage Permit. A long term storage permit may be obtained for the period of ninety (90), one hundred twenty (120), one hundred fifty (150) or One Hundred Eighty (180) days, provided the registration is transferred to another vehicle for that period and the vehicle is covered with a purpose made car cover.  There is no fee for this permit.

The Village of Endicott has recently updated some local laws that may affect you in some way.  This is just a brief overview of the changes that occurred on July 10, 2006.  Should you require additional information please contact the Code Enforcement Office at (607) 757-2465.

  • Solid waste.  The limit has been changed to 3 garbage cans per dwelling unit.  For garbage put out 24 hours before or cans out 24 hours after scheduled pickup are subject to a immediate $10 fine after 1 warning in a calendar year.

  • Electrical & plumbing licenses.  A new class of Master D has been established for outside electrical contractors.  Specific changes for the cost of plumbing permits.

  • Numerous wild animals are now specifically prohibited in the Village, contact us for an exact listing.

  • Soliciting & Peddling by local non-profit groups or agencies are exempt from fees for a peddling permit.  A permit is still required by these groups & agencies.  Contact us for permit information.

  • Motor Vehicle Repair Garages are now limited to storing 5 cars per repair garage or bay at any one time.

  • Shopping carts.  Seizure of shopping carts is now subjected to a $30 surcharge.
  • Snow complaints.  Snow needs to be removed from sidewalks within 12 hours of being deposited thereon.  Immediate fine of $15 established.
  • High Grass (over 10 inches) now needs to be mowed within 3 days of violation posting.  Previously the timeframe was 7 days of violation posting.  Immediate fine of $15 fine established.
  • Garage Sale Permits are now needed.  There is no fee for these permits.  Available through our office or this website.

This is only a partial listing of changes, please contact this office at 607-757-2465 with any questions that you may have regarding the recent changes to the Village of Endicott code.