Fairfield is implementing an online permit system

At this time, you can apply for, and track your application for permits with the

  • Plan & Zoning Department
  • Conservation Department
  • Building Department

All standard Zoning Compliance projects must be submitted online for review and all applicants should use the link provided below to submit their applications. Please be prepared with PDFs of the A-2 survey, architectural plans, and any details relevant for your project that need to be uploaded as part of your application package. Mixed-Use projects should be submitted as a Commercial project. Should you have questions about the requirements or materials needed, please note that zoning enforcement staff is available in person during the hours of 8:30-10:30am daily for any questions that you may have regarding your proposed projects or anytime between 8:30-4:30pm by phone.

Please note that only the department(s) above are conducting their reviews on line at this time.  You must still come to the appropriate Town office in person to obtain approvals from departments that are not yet on line.


  Exceptions - the following Plan & Zoning Department reviews STILL REQUIRE in-person submittal:
  • Variances and Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) requests
  • Compliance reviews before the Plan & Zoning Commission
  • Special Permits, Special Exceptions, Coastal Site Plan Review
  • Zoning Map and Regulation Change Requests
  • Subdivisions


Additional Departments will be added to the online system in the future. However, to contact other Departments that are not yet on line, please call:

  • Fire Marshal (at 140 Reef Road) - 203.254.4720
  • Engineering Department - 203.256.3015
  • Health Department - 203.256.3020
  • Sewer Department 203.256.3003


Apply for your Zoning Compliance permit at CitySquared:

  Apply for permit


Instructions for the CitySquared online permit system:

  How to register for a CitySquared account

  How to apply for a permit at CitySquared