The Building Department issues all permits for residential and commercial construction, including structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, gas, supplemental heaters, and temporary tents. Inspections of all phases of permitted work is scheduled through the building department’s administrative assistant. Upon completion of work, the Building Department will issue a certificate of occupancy if applicable.  

The Building Department will answer code-related questions, enforce the State of Connecticut Building statutes and currently adopted codes, receive building complaints, and stop work orders if necessary.

Work that is exempt from obtaining a permit and other helpful information can be found on the Building Forms and Documents page. 

Building Code

The 2020 Connecticut State Building Code is based on the International Code Council’s widely-adopted 2021 International Codes and references the ICC A117.1-2009 standard for accessibility, and applies to projects with permit applications filed from October 1, 2022.

Building Permit Applications

Building permit applications are available online via our Building and Zoning portal.

Building Records

All Building records before January 1, 2020, are available in paper files at the Town Hall. To search records after January 1, 2020, see our Public Records Search website.