The following items are required in order to submit an application for a building permit.  No building permit application will be accepted if any of the items are missing.  For Class 2 Site Plans and/or Commercial Development, additional procedures may apply.  When a plan, sketch or other information relative to the issuance of a permit is provided to the Town, it is assumed that this information will be complete and accurate. Incomplete or inaccurate information will result in delays of the process.

  • Submit a plot plan. Footprint of proposed building must be the same as the building plans submitted.  
  • Zoning Permit Application - completed. 
  • Driveway Permit Application. Driveways must conform to the Zoning Regulations, specifications attached to application form.  Driveways on state roads require a permit from ConnDOT.
  • Two (2) sets of building plans and specifications (stamped by Licensed Architect or Licensed Engineer when required). One set will be returned to applicant when a permit is issued. 
  • Permit Applications  - completed. 
  • Energy Code Calculations. 
  • A septic design approved by Director of Health / Sewage Disposal Application.
  • Proof of Workers Compensation and/or Sole Proprietorship
  • Documentation of any necessary Land Use Approvals. (Inland Wetland & Watercourses, Planning & Zoning, etc.)

Applications containing the above listed items will be conditionally accepted.  However, should additional information be required once the application has been accepted, the applicant will be notified by the respective department.


New Construction / Alteration / Addition to a
Single Family and two family dwelling
Outdoor Swimming Pools, Spas or Hot Tubs                                            
Commercial Building Application Plumbing
Decks, Sheds & Sunrooms Outdoor Woodstove Boiler
Demolition – entire structures only Propane Gas Line (Fire Stove)
Electrical Service Roofing / Siding
Mechanical Woodstove – Pellet Stove
CT Rooftop Solar Permitting Guide Permit to Construct or Repair a Sewage Disposal System

Proof of Workers’ Compensation Coverage
when applying for a Building Permit for the
Sole Proprietor or Property Owner who:

  1. WILL NOT act as General Contractor or Principal Employer
  2. WILL act as General Contractor or Principal Employer
  3. EXCLUDED from Coverage