Building Department

 

Peter Zvingilas  -  
Building Official
Zoning Enforcement Officer
Wetlands Enforcement Officer

 Shannon Webster  - 
Administrative Assistant
 

Building Official / Zoning Enforcement Officer

Peter Zvingilas 

  Monday             

  Wednesday

  Thursday 

  8:30 AM   to  2:30 PM     

  8:30 AM   to  2:30 PM

  8:30 AM   to  5:30 PM 

     
BUILDING SECRETARY HOURS

Building Department Secretary

Shannon Webster 

Monday

Tuesdady

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

8:30 AM to 12:00 NOON

Phone Number: 860-376-7060 x 110

Fax Number 860-376-3789

Town Hall Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

8:30am – 4:00pm

Thursday

8:30am – 6:30pm

Friday

8:30am – 1:00pm

     

Building Department Services

 

Zoning / Wetlands Enforcement

 

Plan review of all proposed structures.

Inspections and enforcement according to the Connecticut State Building Codes, relative to the manner of construction and materials to be used in the erection, addition to, alteration, repair, removal, demolition or installation of service equipment and the location, occupancy and maintenance of all buildings and structures.

 

Grants approval of all building materials, dimensions, structural integrity and zon-ing compliance.

All building records are public information and are available for viewing during Building Department hours.


 

Investigates complaints received, and issues if necessary orders with re-inspection to ensure compliance. The Enforcement Officer has the authority to turn non-compliant issues over th the Town Attorneys for legal action.

 

May order immediate cease and desist of actions in any form that is in the interest of code compliance or public safety and general welfare.

Building Department Permits:

Most changes or additions made to your structure or property requires a building permit and/or possibly a zoning permit. 

If you are in doubt, please call the Building Department to avoid fines and penalties for work done without permits.

  • Houses, Garages, Additions, Trailers
  • Sheds, Gazebos, Barns (or other farm structures)
 
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Gas, Plumbing, and Electrical
  • Wood stoves, Chimneys, Signage
    
  • Finishing a Basement
  • Swimming pools, Decks, Porches, Sunrooms
 
  • Alterations, Repairs, Siding, Roofing, Windows, and Doors
  • Demolitons, Moving of Structures
    
  • Certificates of Occupancy and Certificates of Compliance
Should you have any question whether a permit is required and is not listed above please
contact the office we would be glad to help you!
    

NOTICE

SENIOR PROPERTY OWNERS EXEMPT FROM FEES FOR CERTAIN BUILDING PERMITS

 

No fee shall be required for a permit to replace or upgrade the roofing, siding, windows, or electrical or heating system of an owner-occupied, single-family home if at least one of the record owners is aged 62 or over.  Such owner shall be required to provide proof of age in order to obtain this exemption.

 

DRIVEWAY APRON BOND RELEASES

For ALL Driveway Apron Bond Releases or for any questions regarding Driveway Apron Bond Releases, please call Todd Babbitt, Superintendent of Roads at 860-213-1522

 

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Permit Applications and Forms

BUILDING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

Building & Health Complaint Form

Guideline for Certificate of Occupancy

OPM: Furnace and Boiler     Replacement Rebate Program

BUILDING PERMIT GUIDELINE SHEET

These maps are now also available for viewing on FEMA’s Map Service Center website:  http://msc.fema.gov.  On the top red bar click on “Product Catalog”.  Then click on “Future FIRMs”.  Then chose “Connecticut” as the state.  Then chose “New London” as the county.  Then chose your applicable town.  A list of the new map panels will appear.  Residents can be directed to this website to view new maps.  Historical flood maps may also be found for your town on this website. 

 

 

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