Building Permits

Building Permits are required to construct, enlarge, alter, or demolish a structure, change the occupancy of a structure requiring greater strength, exit or sanitary provisions, or change to another use, or to install or alter any equipment when regulated by the Code.

If you unsure as to whether you need to obtain a permit, please contact the Building Department: 860-429-3324 or by email to

To apply for a building permit, click Apply for a Building Permit.  Please see instructions on how to apply by clicking here Instructions on How to Apply for a Permit.

Types of building permits include:

  • Building (such as but not limited to: New Construction, Additions, Alterations, Decks)
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)  
  • Demolition
  • Swimming Pools
  • Spa/Hot Tubs
  • Signs
  • Woodstoves/Pellet Stoves

TO VIEW CURRENT PERMITS: (Please keep in mind all historical permits may not be online)

  • Click the "Apply for a Building Permit" link above.
  • Click CASE STATUS.
  • Start typing in address.  A Drop Down will appear with addresses.
  • Click address.  
  • You may also search by Dates.