Building Inspection

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.

The Building Inspection Division is currently open for public visits and will be accepting permit applications by in-person visits and by e-mail.

Building in Construction

Public Hours:

Monday through Friday –8:00 am to 1:00 PM

Permit application submissions:

Click here to see which permit applications can be filed in-person and which are required to be filed by e-mail.


Permit Record Room – Public Hours Effective April 5, 2021:

APPOINTMENTS PREFERRED and will have preference - Open to public Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 12pm.

SAVE YOURSELF A TRIP  - Many requests can be handled by e-mail. Send requests for surveys, permit reports, building plans and copies of C.O.s to:

*Schedule appointments for viewing and copying of files using the same e-mail. Title searchers and attorneys are required to have scheduled appointments.    


Trade Permits – [Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC]

Click here to see which trade permits are eligible for filing by e-mail and those required to be filed in-person.

click here for instructions and forms for filing on-line.

Permit Application Forms - Click Here

Changes to Building Permit and Inspection Process

Click here to learn more about the new permit management software that will replace the current system.


Inspections are made by building, electrical, plumbing and HVAC inspectors at critical stages of construction to ensure compliance with all applicable codes.


Construction Activity / Code Questions

Contact Building Inspection Division staff at 203-992-8910 or email your question to