Shawn Reed, 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
- Wait times for permits and COs have substantially increased due to COVID.
Applications for building permits and/or COs cannot be expedited- no exceptions.
If it has been less than two weeks since you have submitted your application, staff are unable to give a status update.
When it is complete, you will be contacted.
A Building Inspector is present to answer inspector-related calls between 3:30 and 4:30.
If you have scheduled an inspection and are looking for the time, please call the office between 9-10am that morning.
- Blight complaints are handled by the Health Department. Blight Complaint Forms are available online or by contacting the Health Department at 203-256-3020.
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.