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Licenses and Permits

The links below and to the right are meant to help you cut through some of the bureaucratic red tape. The county offers detailed information on licenses and permits such as building approvals and permits, government forms and applications from the County Clerk’s Office and even an on-line search for licensed home improvement contractors.

Professionals can access electrician license forms, master plumber's test applications and taxi and limousine driver forms among others.

Home Improvement Contractor Applications 
Home Improvement Contractors can download and print the home improvement contractor application. Contractors must also review the Worker's Compensation Board requirements.

If you have any questions or need help completing the home improvement contractor application, call the office of Consumer Protection at (914) 995-2155.

Filming in Westchester 
The Film Office lists the required permits and regulations for filming in the county.

County Clerk's Office Forms
Cut through the red tape with government forms and applications available from the County Clerk's Office.
Health Department Forms and Permits
Find forms relating to air quality, animal facilities, Child Health and Family Health Plus, food businesses, cross connection control program, disease control, land development, petroleum bulk storage, water, septic, pesticides, summer camp, swimming and temporary residence.
NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
Visit the NY State DMV for current information on obtaining individual and commercial driver licenses.
New York State’s On-line Permit Assistance and Licensing Web site
If you want to start a new business or expand your current business, this site will help you find the New York State business permits you may need.