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Building Department

 Patrick Mahoney, Chief Building Official
Sullivan Independence Hall, Second Floor
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824


Counter Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 10:30am and 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

As of March 1, 2022 the Building Department converted to an online permitting system, through

Please use the link to the right to apply. Staff is available 8:30 to 4:30 if you need assistance.

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Most Requested Information

  • All Building and trade permit applications are now submitted ONLINE using the link to the right (

    Building Inspectors are present to answer code questions calls between 8:30am and 10:30am and 3:30pm and 4:30pm
    If you have scheduled an inspection and are looking for the time, please call the office between 9-10am on the morning of the inspection.

  • Blight complaints are handled through the Health DepartmentBlight Complaint Forms are available online or by contacting the Health Department at 203-256-3020.

Mission Statement

To ensure that all new construction jobs and remodeling projects in Fairfield conform to all state and local building codes as well as all other laws, ordinances, rules and regulations related to construction.

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