Building Codes

The Wyoming County Building Codes Office is open from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm; Monday- Friday. Applications are accepted until 3:30 pm.


Spend the summer enjoying your pool or spa... safely.


Water Safety Tips “Simple Steps Save Lives” Program

1. Staying close, being alert and watching children in and around the pool.
​ a. Never leave a child unattended in a pool or spa and always watch your child when he or she is in or near water.
​ b. Teach children basic water safety tips
​ c. Keep children away from pool drains, pipes and other openings to avoid entrapments
​ d. Have a telephone close by when you or your family is using a pool or spa
​e. If a child is missing, look for him or her in the pool or spa first
​ f. Share safety instructions with family, friends and neighbors 2. Learning and practicing water safety skills
​ g. Learn how to swim and teach your child how to swim
​ h. Learn to perform CPR on children and adults and update those skills regularly
​ i. Understand the basics of life-saving so that you can assist in a pool emergency

Maintaining all required equipment for your pool or spa

​1. A four-foot or taller fence / barrier around the pool and spa. Self-closing and self-latching gates; ask your neighbors to do the same at their pools
​2. Maintain your lockable safety cover on your spa.
​3. If your house serves as a fourth side of a fence around a pool, door alarms are required and always use them. Maintain all window guards on windows facing pools or spas.
​4. . Maintain pool and spa covers in good working order
​5. Consider using a surface wave or underwater alarm (required for all new installs)
​6. Install pool and gate alarms to alert you when children go near the water
​7.  Ensure any pool and spa you use has compliant drain covers and ask your pool service provider if you don’t know.