Volunteer Opportunities

Scanned from a Xerox multifunction device001Volunteers in the City of Cortland Fire Department serve in many diverse roles, and use their talents in many aspects of fire department activities. Their commitment to serving the community is what binds the membership, which is comprised of individuals of all ages, experiences and backgrounds. However, because not everyone has a special interest in each aspect of the fire department, our structure allows folks to explore the areas that interest them most.

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Cortland Fire DepartmentThe City of Cortland (NY) Fire Department has two fire stations staffed around the clock.

Our Headquarters, located at 21 Court Street, is a historical building built in 1914. We believe it is the second oldest continuously working firehouse listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

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The Code Enforcement Office is charged with enforcing the City of Cortland Plumbing Code as well as the New York State Plumbing Code.  Plumbing and Heating work must be performed by a licensed plumber or heating technician.  Please contact the Code Enforcement Office for a current list. 

To apply for a Plumbing or Heating License to perform work within the City of Cortland, the following is required to be submitted with the application:

  •           Plumbing Application completed
  •           Heating Application completed
  •           Fee (as noted on application)
  •           Three written forms of reference
  •           Required liability and workers compensation

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