A Division of the Office of Planning & Economic Development (OPED)
The Building Department promotes the health, safety and general welfare of the public by administering all the requirements of the State of Connecticut Building Code and local City Ordinances. This is accomplished by the review and issuance of Building Permit applications and the inspection of work to ensure code compliance for structural strength, adequate exit facilities, fire safety and sanitary requirements.
Until further notice all applications for permits shall be:
Submitted via email to email@example.com. All required and supporting documents submitted with an application shall be submitted in PDF format.
Note: All building applications must be submitted to the Zoning Department before being submitted to the Building Department.
To Apply: Select the applicable permit page below for information and procedures to submit:
Connecticut State Building Code
Current State Codes Related to Building Code
Current Local Ordinances Related to Building: Title 8, Title 10 and Title 15.
Connecticut General Statutes Chapter 393 and Sections 29-252 and 29-253
ADDITIONAL LINKS & RESOURCES
FAQ’s & General Information
Guidance for Processing Work Done Without Permits
Record Search Request
Work Exempt from Building Permits
ASTM International American Society for Testing and Materials International
Construction Test Laboratories
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Association
American Wood Council
FEMA Flood Map Store
Flood Mitigation Insurance Information
SSMA Tech Library (Steel Stud Manufacturers Association)
Wall Bracing & Framing
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 222
Bridgeport, CT 06604