Excavation work as defined by City Zoning Ordinance Section 4.18, grading, stripping, excavating, filling or earth change, requires a permit in the City of Ithaca.
To obtain the proper permit, contact Building Inspector Sherman prior to the project start. Permit pricing is based on the project cost.
Also, remember to call Miss Dig before you dig to protect underground utilities and yourself! The number to call is 811.