A building permit is required for the erection of an above ground swimming pool or the construction of an in-ground where the depth of the pool is 24 inches or greater.
WHO CAN APPLY:
Pursuant to section 29-263 of the CGS, application for a permit shall be made by the owner of the property or by an authorized agent.
WHO CAN Assemble Above Ground or Construct In-Ground Pools:
Installation of in-ground pools must be by a licensed “swimming pool builder” (SP-1). Assembly of above ground pools must be by a registered Connecticut Home Improvement Contractor (HIC) or Property Owner of a Single-Family Residence.
POOL PERMIT APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Until further notice the following procedures are in place:
All Applications are to be submitted electronically by email to Building@BridgeportCT.Gov. All required and supporting documents are to be submitted in PDF format.
Provide the Following:
3. Once the application is complete, and PDF copies are made of the required and supporting documents, submit application to Building@Bridgeportct.gov.
Per City Ordinance 15.08.020 - No Permits can be issued by the Building Department if there are delinquent Property Tax and/or WPCA Sewer User Fees.
CONSULT THESE RESOURCES FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Building Energy Codes Program: RES check and COM check
Connecticut State Building Code
Request for Modification of the State Building Code
Work Exempt from Building Permit
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Acting Building Official
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 222
Bridgeport, CT 06604