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Building Department

Shawn Reed, Chief Building Official
Sullivan Independence Hall, Second Floor
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-256-3036

 

Counter Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 10:30am
  Permit applications can be submitted 24x7 ONLINE using the link to the right.
 
Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Effective March 1, 2022 the Building Department will no longer accept paper permit applications.

Please use the link to the right to apply. Thank you for your patience as we navigate this new process.

Most Requested Information

  • Building and trade permit applications can now be submitted ONLINE using the link to the right.

    A Building Inspector is present to answer inspector-related calls between 3:30 and 4:30
    If you have scheduled an inspection and are looking for the time, please call the office between 9-10am that morning.

  • Blight complaints are handled by the Health DepartmentBlight Complaint Forms are available online or by contacting the Health Department at 203-256-3020.

Mission Statement

To ensure that all new construction jobs and remodeling projects in Fairfield conform to building codes as well as all other laws, ordinances, rules and regulations related to construction.

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