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Serving Rochester, NY

We’re your local source for full-service demolition. Rochester Environmental & Construction Group has more than 20 years of experience in residential and commercial structural demo, selective interior demolition, concrete wrecking and more. We are also environmental remediation specialists certified for safe removal of lead paint, mold, asbestos and other hazmats.

2 Jessica Lane 2, Spencerport NY 14559

Serving Rochester, New York and surrounding areas, RGM Demo Plus works hard to meet the changing and growing needs of building contractors, offering comprehensive demolition and junk removal services.

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Lakeview Construction

5
3 verified reviews
Serving Rochester, NY

Lakeview Construction was established in 2004. Over the years, we have acquired a reputation as one of the foremost demolition experts in the area. Lakeview collaborates with homeowners and project managers working on residential, commercial, and industrial building demolition projects.

695 Atlantic Ave, Rochester NY 14609

Piedmont Equipment Inc is a full-service heavy equipment contractor with more than 35 years of experience under our belt. We specialize in the safe, efficient removal of oil storage tanks, as well as concrete removal.

92 Independence St, Rochester NY 14611

Since 2015, ARS Construction & Development Group has been putting customers first. We can perform countless demolition projects, including chimney removal, barn demolition, house demolition, and more.

1005 Chili AveSuite 2, Rochester NY 14611

Frederico Demolition meets residential and commercial challenges each and every day. Specializing in all aspects of demolition, they can perform complete exterior demo, selective interior demo, disaster recovery, environmental services, and more.

Empire Wrecking Company Inc

5
1 verified review
6372 Knickerbocker Rd, Ontario NY 14519

Located in Ontario, NY, Empire Wrecking Company Inc. is the demolition team you need to handle your next project, no matter how big or small. They specialize in providing high-quality demo services to residential, commercial, and industrial clients.

784 Old Dutch Rd, Victor NY 14564

Victor Excavating & Landscape Inc is proud to be one of the area's leading demolition, excavation, and landscaping firms. We can complete house demolition, barn demolition, and much more.

RCI Contracting of Rochester, NY

RCI Contracting

5
1 verified review
425 Stone Road, Rochester NY 14616

RCI Contracting works hard to provide each of their customers with the best services available. They are a full-service contractor, and offer a wide variety of services. However, they specialize in top-rate demolition services.

60 Bowman St., Rochester NY 14609

Established in 2000, the Leipold Group is a full-service demolition, site development, and construction company. We perform demolition, asbestos abatement, construction, and more.

Chamberlain Septic and Sewer

5
1 verified review
1835 Ridge Road Junction, Webster NY 14580

Chamberlain Septic and Sewer and Gordon Beh Excavating Contractors is family-owned and operated. They offer comprehensive excavation services, septic tank pumping, power-snaking, hydro-flushing, swimming pool demo & removal, and much more.

2688 Brick Schoolhouse Rd, Hilton NY 14468

Founded in 1989, Cicero-Ranzenbach Excavating Inc is you go-to source for reliable demolition and excavating services. Our goal is to achieve superior results for our clients through meticulous workmanship and responsive customer service.

Capricorn Construction of Rochester, NY

Capricorn Construction

5
1 verified review
2893 Buffalo Rd, Rochester NY 14624

Capricorn Construction is located in Rochester, New York and serves surrounding areas in a number of ways. We offer comprehensive demol & excavation services, including house demo, commercial structure wrecking, concrete removal and more. Since 1976, we've been your local demolition solution!

Serving Rochester, NY

Envirosafe Inspections & Consulting is based in Honeoye, New York and serves Rochester and surrounding communities. We can remove oil tanks, inspect homes, remove mold, and so much more.

Serving Rochester, NY

Located in Bergen, NY, BBT Construction offers exceptional residential and commercial demolition and construction services throughout the Western New York area. We handle house demolition, concrete removal, and more.

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Demolition FAQs for Rochester, NY

Is a demolition permit required in the city of Rochester?

The city of Rochester's Demolition Regulations state that a permit is required for the razing, demolition, disassembly, or removal of any structure or building, both residential and commercial.

How can I obtain a demolition permit in Rochester?

In order to receive a demolition permit in the city of Rochester, a demolition permit application must be filed with the city commissioner.

Once this application has been approved, a building permit will be granted that follows Chapter 39 of the City of Rochester Municipal Code.

What information is required to obtain a demolition permit in Rochester?

In order to receive a demolition permit in the city of Rochester, you must be able to provide the following information:

  • Your full name, street address, and interest in the property or structure to be demolished
  • The property owner's name and address (if it is different from your own) and the owner's signed consent
  • The street address of the property, and a legal description of the proposed demolition activity and future development plans for the property
  • A brief description of all hazardous substances (including asbestos) to which people may be exposed during the demolition

More details about the requirements needed to obtain a demolition permit are available in section 47 A-7 of the City of Rochester Demolition Regulations.

Who should I hire for my demolition project?

Generally speaking, the contractor you hire should be experienced in the work and licensed and insured to handle the job.

In some states, you only need a license if the total project cost is greater than a certain dollar amount, and some states simply require contractors to be registered.

If your state requires a license, always make sure the contractor you hire has the proper licensing. Our state-by-state contractor license guide is an excellent tool. You can learn your state’s licensing laws and make sure a specific contractor's license is up-to-date.

If a contractor's license number is not listed on their website or social media, quote sheets or contracts should show the contractor’s license number on the first page. If you don’t see it, this is a red flag. (Find out the other red flags!)

Never be afraid to ask a contractor for their license number, and make sure you understand the importance of having a bonded and insured contractor, too.

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Need garage structure down. It's leaning and half of the roof is missing. Just need it torn down, will do clean up myself.
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Complete tear, demo, removal and disposal of house debri. Total loss due to a fire and water damage. Then rebuild a new house.
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Old inground pool fill in. Basic fill in. Not too concerned with grass or landscaping.
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Location: Rochester, NY 14626
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Location: Rochester, NY 14609
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Location: Rochester, NY 14626
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Location: Rochester, NY 14606
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Complete demo of house and garage
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Location: Rochester, NY 14612
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Location: Rochester, NY 14624
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I would like to get a quote to remove a 24ft round above ground pool
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Remove 10 5x5 concrete patio blocks. Fence on one side, house on another. Back yard.
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