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Melanie Eddy, Code Enforcement Officer
    (716) 736 - 3737

Office Hours:
Tuesday and Thursday    
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
After hours (Emergency phone calls only):
    * No calls after 8:00 p.m. please
Code & Ordinances:
  • Zoning implemented in 1992
  • Zoning Document is now available on the Town of Ripley website. It is also available in Town Clerk's Office for review, or it may be purchased at a cost of $6.00 per Zoning Document.

Click here to view the Ripley Zoning Document

  • In general, permits are needed for the following projects:
    • Any new building or construction
    • Any alterations
    • Remodeling
    • Trailers
    • Demolition
  • Solicitors PLEASE SIGN IN at the Town Clerk's Office, Ripley Town Hall, 14 N. State St. Present current form of ID.

             *** Important Notice from the Code Enforcement Officer ***
To all contractors & homeowners regarding 2007 Building and Renovation Requirements
                                         (there will be NO EXCEPTIONS)
Please remember that calling for your required inspection is your responsibility.
There MUST be calls for inspection of each of the following points of construction
      • Foundation
      • Rough Framing
      • Rough Electric
      • Rough Plumbing
      • Insulation
      • Final Electric
      • Final Approval (for Certificate of Occupancy)
As of January 1st, 2007:
No exceptions will be made, regardless of previous projects of reputation. Should any point of inspection not have been visually seen and approved, you will be required to do so at your expense and time before a Certificate of Occupancy will be issued.
Failure to comply will result in the property being considered in violation.
Melanie Eddy - Code Enforcement Officer
Boards & Commissions
Planning Board (Contact the Planning Board Commissioner)
         Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
  • Chairman: Lewis A. Barnes   736 - 6931

          Zoning Board of Appeals

                    Meets as necessary
  • Chairman: Cliff Hubbard
  • Carl Witherow

          Board of Assessment Review

                    Meets on the 4th Tuesday in May, unless otherwise posted
  • Michael J. Probst
  • David W. Adams
  • Drew Bresee