Building Code

 

Looking for the Connecticut State Building Inspector? Phone 860-713-5900.  Web site: click here.

Contact your Local Building Inspector. Each municipality in Connecticut has a Local Building Inspector who can answer most owner and contractor questions. Click here for the phone number and contact information about your Local Building Inspector.

If you are planning to build a building or alter a building, a professional engineer or architect is the place to start. You can find a list of engineering firms offering services to the public here. You can find an architect here.

The State of Connecticut adopts a statewide Building Code. This Building Code is applicable in all municipalities within the state. Municipalities in Connecticut are not permitted to adopt an alternative Building Code, nor are they permitted to amend the State Building Code.

The current State Building Code can be downloaded from the website of the Office of the State Building Inspector. Click here.

Anyone designing a project is urged to review this document carefully as it contains a number of provisions that are unique to the State of Connecticut.