Code Enforcement


The mission of the City of Cortland Code Enforcement Division is to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the residents and visitors of our community through education, enforcement and impartial application of all laws and ordinances under our jurisdiction.

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Administrative Aide

Devon Rainbow


                                         Office Hours:   8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

                                               City Hall, 25 Court Street

                                                 Cortland, NY 13045

                                                Phone:  607-753-1741

                                                   Fax:  607-753-6051

      The City of Cortland Code Book is available online.  Click here to view.

       Click here for a link to City of Cortland Code Enforcement and Zoning

Code Enforcement is provided by the Code Enforcement Division of the City of Cortland Fire Department.  Staffed by career firefighters and Code Enforcement Officials, the Code Enforcement Office handles all aspects of the code enforcement and education.  The daily functions include the issuance of building permits, zone reviews, construction reviews, on-site construction inspections, issuance of plumbing and heating permits and field inspection of these installations.  In addition, this staff performs all  required inspections of commercial occupancies, public assembly space and multiple residence buildings.  Fire safety consultations for single family residences are available upon request.   



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  CAPTAIN/CEO Roy Everett



Cortland Fire Department

21 Court Street
Cortland, NY 13045

Station 2 
19 S Franklin St 
Cortland, NY 13045


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