A Division of the Office of Planning & Economic Development (OPED)
The Building Department promotes the safety and general welfare of the public insofar as they are affected by building construction. This is accomplished through the issuance of permits and inspection of work to ensure code compliance for structural strength, adequate exit facilities, fire safety, light and ventilation, and sanitary equipment. Conformance to all applicable laws, codes and ordinances prevents hazards incident to the design, erection, repair, remodel, demolition, or planned occupancy of buildings, structures, or premises.
Until further notice all applications for permits shall be:
Submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All required and supporting documents submitted with an application shall be submitted in PDF format.
Note: All building applications must be submitted to the Zoning Department before being submitted to the Building Department.
To Apply: Select the applicable permit page below for information and procedures to submit:
Connecticut State Building Code
Current State Codes Related to Building Code
Current Local Ordinances Related to Building: Title 8, Title 10 and Title 15.
Connecticut General Statutes Chapter 393 and Sections 29-252 and 29-253
Building Department Address
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 222, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Directions to the Building Department
ADDITIONAL LINKS & RESOURCES
FAQ’s & General Information
Guidance for Processing Work Done Without Permits
Procedures to Schedule Inspections
Record Search Request
Work Exempt from Building Permits
ASTM International American Society for Testing and Materials International
Construction Test Laboratories
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Association
American Wood Council
FEMA Flood Map Store
Flood Mitigation Insurance Information
SSMA Tech Library (Steel Stud Manufacturers Association)
Wall Bracing & Framing
Acting Building Official
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 222
Bridgeport, CT 06604