Building Departments in Fairfield County, Connecticut

There are 32 Building Departments in Fairfield County, Connecticut, serving a population of 947,328 people in an area of 625 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 29,604 people, and 1 Building Department per 19 square miles.

In Connecticut, Fairfield County is ranked 7th of 8 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 1st of 8 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Fairfield County Building Departments

Find Fairfield County, Connecticut building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Bethel Zoning 1 School Street Bethel, CT

Bridgeport Building Department 45 Lyon Terrace Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport City Planning Department Ste 2, 999 Broad St Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport Zoning 45 Lyon Terrace Bridgeport, CT

Brookfield Zoning 100 Pocono Road Brookfield, CT

Connecticut State Permits 523 Pepper St Monroe, CT

Danbury Building Department 155 Deer Hill Avenue Danbury, CT

Danbury Permits 155 Deer Hill Avenue Danbury, CT

Danbury Zoning 155 Deer Hill Avenue Danbury, CT

Darien Planning and Zoning Department 2 Renshaw Road Darien, CT

Fairfield Planning and Zoning Department 725 Old Post Road Fairfield, CT

Fairfield Town Building Department 725 Old Post Rd Fairfield, CT

Greenwich Zoning 101 Field Point Road Greenwich, CT

Monroe Planning and Zoning Department 7 Fan Hill Road Monroe, CT

New Canaan Zoning 77 Main St New Canaan, CT

New Fairfield Zoning 4 Brush Hill Road New Fairfield, CT

Newton Building Department 4 S Fairfield Cir Newtown, CT

Newtown Zoning 31 Pecks Lane Newtown, CT

Norwalk City Permits 11 North Water Street Norwalk, CT

Norwalk Zoning 125 East Avenue Norwalk, CT

Redding Zoning 100 Hill Road Redding, CT

Ridgefield Town Zoning 66 Prospect Street Ridgefield, CT

Shelton Planning and Zoning Department 54 Hill Street Shelton, CT

Sherman Zoning 9 Connecticut 39 Sherman, CT

Stamford City Zoning 888 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT

Stamford Permits 888 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT

Stamford Zoning 888 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT

Stratford Zoning 2725 Main Street Stratford, CT

Trumbull Zoning 5866 Main Street Trumbull, CT

Weston Zoning 24 School Road Weston, CT

Westport Zoning 110 Myrtle Avenue Westport, CT

Wilton Zoning 238 Danbury Road Wilton, CT

About the Fairfield County Building Department

Building Departments in Fairfield County, CT are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Fairfield County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Fairfield County, Connecticut building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Fairfield County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Fairfield County, CT zoning laws and requirements

Fairfield County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Fairfield County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Fairfield County Residential Housing Units
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Total Housing Units370,9991,512,305
Occupied Housing Units340,491 (91.8%)1,367,374 (90.4%)
Fairfield County Occupied Residential Buildings
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Single-Family Detached Homes200,862 (59.0%)827,391 (60.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes22,488 (6.6%)74,639 (5.5%)
2 Apartments27,962 (8.2%)105,014 (7.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments26,143 (7.7%)110,381 (8.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments14,853 (4.4%)73,509 (5.4%)
10 or More Apartments46,915 (13.8%)166,592 (12.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,268 (0.4%)9,848 (0.7%)
Fairfield County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
2014 or Later3,476 (1.0%)8,721 (0.6%)
2010 to 20136,789 (2.0%)17,892 (1.3%)
2000 to 200923,196 (6.8%)95,416 (7.0%)
1980 to 199962,247 (18.3%)283,376 (20.7%)
1960 to 197996,038 (28.2%)375,609 (27.5%)
1940 to 195979,521 (79,521.0%)299,529 (299,529.0%)
1939 or Earlier69,224 (20.3%)286,831 (21.0%)
Fairfield County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
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1 Room7,097 (2.1%)25,192 (1.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms191,028 (56.1%)868,007 (63.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms98,415 (28.9%)448,050 (32.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms94,470 (27.7%)428,697 (31.4%)
8 or More Rooms102,904 (30.2%)313,292 (22.9%)
Fairfield County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
No Bedroom7,704 (2.3%)27,569 (2.0%)
1 Bedroom38,802 (11.4%)164,132 (12.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms191,028 (56.1%)868,007 (63.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms102,957 (30.2%)307,666 (22.5%)
Fairfield County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
With Complete Plumbing Facilities339,315 (99.7%)1,363,467 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities337,509 (99.1%)1,358,687 (99.4%)