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The Town of Berlin, Connecticut

Country Charm at the Center of Connecticut


Building Department

*** Effective 1/07/2019, All permits requiring Health Department (CCHD) approvals must attain their approval PRIOR to Building application***

Please contact them at: 2080 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100 Rocky Hill Ct 06067. (860) 785-8380

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 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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