Responsibilities

The Building Department is responsible for:

  • Enforcing the Connecticut State Building Code as mandated by Connecticut General Statutes Section 29-253.
  • Working closely with various Town offices to see that all departmental regulations are satisfied.
  • Issing Certificates of Use and Occupancy.
  • Issuance of permits for:
    • new construction
    • renovations (commercial and residential)
    • electrical
    • plumbing
    • heating
    • roofing and siding
    • swimming pools
    • demolition

All construction is monitored by the Building Official. Compliance with these regulations ensures public safety, health, and welfare insofar as they are affected by building construction, renovation, or demolition.