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Building Department

****CORONAVIRUS COVID19 UPDATE****

TOWN IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AS OF 3/18/2020

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THE PERMITTING PROCESS PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE NUMBER @ 860-828-7012

WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR A DROP OFF OUTSIDE THE BUILDING AND FACILITATE THE PROCESS TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY. THIS MAY REQUIRE MULTIPLE INTERACTIONS. 

WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE AND COOPERATION DURING THIS UNIQUE TIME.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO OUR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE THE CITIZENS AS WELL AS CONTRACTORS AND DEVELOPERS.

INSPECTIONS

 THE FOLLOWING INSPECTIONS WILL CONTINUE UPON REQUEST

--ALL NEW CONSTRUCTION, FOOTINGS, FOUNDATIONS AND TRADES

(WE ASK FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING AND OR COMPLETE ACCESS UNATTENDED)

-- EXTERIOR TYPE THAT DO NOT REQUIRE ENTERING AN OCCUPIED STRUCTURE

NO INTERIOR INSPECTIONS AT THIS TIME.

 

THIS IS A FLUID SITUATION 

PLEASE CHECK FOR UPDATES, IF THE TOWN HALL CLOSES COMPLETELY

THESE CONDITIONS WILL CHANGE

Current code edition is the 2015 ICC Family w/ 2017 NEC

The Building department administers the building codes as adopted by the State of Connecticut. The purpose of which is to apply the standards to establish life,health,public and building safety both residential and commercial through the permitting and inspection process. Additionally, the department assists in the permitting process with plan reviews, inspections and guidance in understanding the codes and regulations.  

Permits

Permits are required per Code Section 105.1 

Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge,alter,repair,move,demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.

( forms available in document center )

 

Code books are available in the office for viewing if desired. 

Contact Us

Frank Van Linter,
Building Official
Berlin Town Hall
240 Kensington Rd
Berlin, CT 06037
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  • Business: (860) 828-7012
  • Fax: (860) 828-7180
  • Staff Directory
  • M-W 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Th 8:30 am - 7:00 pm F 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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