Due to COVID-19, the Building Department has timed-appointments available to provide in-person services Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To schedule an appointment:
Deputy Building Official Arben Kica
203-576-7228 or email
The Building Department continues to provide electronic-based processes for reviewing building trade permit applications and general building permit applications. The Department is also conducting inspections remotely making use of contractor-provided face-time imagery, video, and/or photos.
Visitors must wear a face mask. Additionally, visitors will be checked-in by security, and subject to a health and temperature screening, will be required to adhere to the social distance protocols, and will be required to keep to a strict timed appointment schedule.
We encourage visitors to use our remote processes for all services before any in-person appointments to ensure efficient in-person visits. For full details on how to access our remote services, please see the links below.
Covid-19 Protocol General Building Permit Application Process
Covid 19 Protocol Building Trade Permit Application Process
Covid-19 Protocol - How to Arrange for Remote Inspections
Building Department Staff Directory
BUILDING DEPARTMENT FEES
The Building Department issues permits and inspects work done to all buildings and other structures. Permits include building, electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, fire protection sprinklers and extinguishing systems, refrigeration, demolition and signs.
Applications for permits are reviewed for conformance to all applicable laws, codes and ordinances. A permit constitutes permission to proceed with the approved work. Permits and inspections ensure public safety, health and welfare insofar as they are affected by building construction, through structural strength, adequate exit facilities, fire safety, light and ventilation and sanitary equipment.
Bruce A. Nelson
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 222
Bridgeport, CT 06604