Town of Vernon Codes Department
Codes Enforcement Officer: Jody Thieme
Building Inspector: Reay Walker
Codes Clerk: Heather Mair
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
PLEASE NOTE: Jody Thieme, our code enforcement officer is not in the office on Mondays or Fridays.
*** Please call ahead to schedule an appointment to meet with a Code Enforcement Officer or our Building Inspector. ***
OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS:
Monday, February 17th, 2020 for President's Day
Friday, April 2nd, 2021 for Good Friday
Monday, May 31st, 2021 for Memorial Day
Monday, July 5th, 2021 for July 4th
Monday, September 6th, 2021 for Labor Day
Monday, October 11th, 2021 for Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021 for Election Day
Thursday, November 11th, 2021 Veteran's Day
Thursday & Friday, November 25th & 26th, 2021 for Thanksgiving
Friday, December 24th, 2021 for Christmas Eve
Friday, December 31st, 2021 for New Year's Eve
REMINDER: Chimneys, wood stoves, pellet stoves, coal stoves, etc. and gas burning devices require a Building Permit.
*** A Building Permit application is available on our website, for your convenience. To retrieve, look on the left side of the screen click 'FORMS AND DOWNLOADS' and then click on 'Building and Zoning Permit Application' ***
The leading information and knowledge resource
on fire, electrical and related hazards
Smoke Alarms at home:
• A closed door may slow
the spread of smoke, heat,
• Smoke alarms should be
installed inside every sleeping
room, outside each separate
sleeping area, and on every
level. Smoke alarms should
be connected so when one
sounds, they all sound. Most
homes do not have this level
• Install alarms in the basement.
• It is best to use interconnected smoke alarms.
When one smoke alarm sounds, they all sound.
• Test all smoke alarms at least once a month.
Press the test button to be sure the alarm is working.
• There are two kinds of alarms; Ionization smoke
alarms are quicker to warn about flaming fires.
Photoelectric alarms are quicker to warn about
smoldering fires. It is best to use both types of
alarms in the home.
• A smoke alarm should be on the ceiling or high
on a wall.
• People who are hard-of-hearing or deaf can use
special alarms. These alarms have strobe lights
and bed shakers.
It is also very important to have Carbon Monoxide detectors in your home, and garage, as well. CO is a colorless, odorless gas that can be harmful when inhaled in large amounts. Carbon monoxide can come from;
Furnaces or boilers
Fireplaces, both gas and wood burning
Gas stoves and ovens
Grills, generators, power tools, lawn equipment
*** If you are unable to purchase smoke or carbon monoxide detectors for your home, Oneida County Health Department's Healthy Neighborhoods Program may be able to help. For more information please call 315-798-5414 or 315-798-5064 ***
Updated March 30th, 2021 at 4:11pm