515 Post Road East, 2nd Floor,
Westport CT 06880
Telephone: 203-341-5025
Facsimile: 203-341-5009
E-mail: See Contact Us

The Building Department is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Reviews construction plans for compliance with the Connecticut State Building Code for all residential, commercial and municipal projects and issues necessary permits
  • Determines when licensed design professionals are required
  • Reviews architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, alarm, sprinkler plans, and ADA handicapped accessibility
  • Determines what construction inspections and procedures are required
  • Monitors the project while under construction
  • Collects all final signoffs from the other agencies
  • Performs a final inspection
  • Issues a Certificate of Occupancy

The Building Department is located at 515 Post Road East, on the second floor of the Central Fire Station. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Records are available to searchers for review between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

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