NOTE: Although we are closed to the public, the town departments are all working behind the scenes to maintain service to the residents. The Building Department is issuing permits, performing plan reviews and inspections. Please call our office with any questions regarding our new protocol – 203-341-5025.

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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