This Division enforces the Connecticut State Building Code and issues building and trade permits for a wide variety of activities. Click here to learn what activity on your property requires a permit.
Effective October 13, 2020 the Building Inspection Division will be open for public visits- see below:
Tuesdays and Thursdays –8:00 am to 1:00 PM – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Open for Building and Generator Permit Applications
Schedule your appointment by emailing:
Monday, Wednesday Friday 8:00 am to 1:00pm
ONLY open for the following:
Drop-off or pick-up of documents, plans, etc;
Pick-up application forms
NOT OPEN FOR FILING or DROPPING OFF BUILDING, GENERATOR OR TRADE PERMIT APPLICATIONS
Permit Record Room – Public Hours:
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 9am to 12pm *Schedule an appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
SAVE YOURSELF A TRIP - RESEARCH BY EMAIL
Email your request to email@example.com
Your request will be researched and responded to by return email – no fees.
Save yourself trips to Town Hall!
File your Building and Generator permit applications by email:
* Building permit application forms and instructions click here
*Generator permit application forms and instructions click here
Trade Permits – [Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC]
click here for instructions and forms.
Changes to Building Permit and Inspection Process
Click here to learn more about the new permit management software that will replace the current system.
Please click here to learn how to apply for a building / trade permit.
Application forms can be found here.
Inspections are made by building, electrical, plumbing and HVAC inspectors at critical stages of construction to ensure compliance with all applicable codes.
- Effective April 8, 2019 new fees will be charged for Special Events permits requiring inspection outside of regular business hours. Click here for more information.
- New Public Act 12-184 - Effective October 1, 2012 (PDF): This is an Act concerning smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and alarms in residential dwellings during renovations.
- New Residential Generator Inspection Guidelines - Effective March 1, 2012 (PDF)
Construction Activity / Code Questions
Contact Building Inspection Division staff at 203-992-8910 or email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org.