Windsor County Building Department

Find Windsor County Vermont building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Hartford Planning Department 171 Bridge Street Hartford VT 05001 802-295-3075


Norwich City Zoning 300 South Main Street Norwich VT 05055 802-649-1204

Windsor County Building Department 82 Railroad Row Hartford VT 05001 802-295-8875

Windsor Zoning 29 Union Street Windsor VT 05089 802-674-1018

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About Building Departments

How much does a building permit cost?

Building permit fees vary significantly from one locality to another. The fees are usually based on the total cost of the project.

If I have been issued a building code violation, can I appeal?

Yes, a building code violation can be appealed. In most cases, a local board will hear building code appeals. An appeal should be filed as soon as possible, as some jurisdictions impose deadlines for submitting appeals. The appeals process may require a fee.

Can the Building Department recommend a local home improvement contractor?

Local Building Departments are generally reluctant to recommend specific contractors. However, many will provide a list of licensed contractors that serve the local area.