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Building Department

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

Permit Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 10:30 am
 Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Most Requested Information

  • All Permits and Certificates of Occupancy are issued between 8:30 and 10:30 am, Monday through Friday, at the Building Department. Call the Building Department at 203-256-3036 with any questions.
  • All Permit Applications MUST be submitted in person. Mailed-in applications will not be processed.
  • Blank Permit Applications are not available online at this time.  Blank Permit Applications are available for pickup 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, or any time Sullivan Independence Hall is open.  They are located on the wall, to the right of the Building Department counter.
  • A Building Inspector is present to answer inspector-related calls between 3:30 and 4:30.
  • Blight complaints are handled by 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 building codes as well as all other laws, ordinances, rules and regulations related to construction.

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