Building Departments in Middlesex County, Connecticut

There are 15 Building Departments in Middlesex County, Connecticut, serving a population of 164,110 people in an area of 370 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 10,940 people, and 1 Building Department per 24 square miles.

In Connecticut, Middlesex County is ranked 3rd of 8 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 3rd of 8 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Middlesex County Building Departments

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

Clinton Planning and Zoning Department 54 East Main Street Clinton, CT

Connecticut Building Department 1111 Country Club Road Middletown, CT

Connecticut State Planning Department 100 Training Hill Road Middletown, CT

Cromwell Building Department 41 West Street Cromwell, CT

Cromwell Zoning 41 West Street Cromwell, CT

Deep River Zoning 174 Main Street Deep River, CT

East Haddam Zoning 7 Main Street East Haddam, CT

Essex Town Zoning 29 West Avenue Essex, CT

Middlefield Zoning 405 Main Street Middlefield, CT

Middletown Planning Department 245 deKoven Drive Middletown, CT

Middletown Zoning 245 deKoven Drive Middletown, CT

Old Saybrook Planning and Zoning Department 302 Main Street Old Saybrook, CT

Portland Planning Department 33 East Main Street Portland, CT

Portland Town Building Department 33 East Main Street Portland, CT

Westbrook Zoning 866 Boston Post Road Westbrook, CT

About the Middlesex County Building Department

Building Departments in Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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:
  • Middlesex County, Connecticut building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Middlesex County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Middlesex County, CT zoning laws and requirements

Middlesex County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Middlesex 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.

Middlesex County Residential Housing Units
 Middlesex CountyConnecticut
Total Housing Units76,1241,512,305
Occupied Housing Units66,892 (87.9%)1,367,374 (90.4%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Middlesex CountyConnecticut
Single-Family Detached Homes47,588 (71.1%)827,391 (60.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,904 (4.3%)74,639 (5.5%)
2 Apartments3,812 (5.7%)105,014 (7.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,396 (3.6%)110,381 (8.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,409 (5.1%)73,509 (5.4%)
10 or More Apartments6,036 (9.0%)166,592 (12.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing747 (1.1%)9,848 (0.7%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Middlesex CountyConnecticut
2014 or Later293 (0.4%)8,721 (0.6%)
2010 to 2013807 (1.2%)17,892 (1.3%)
2000 to 20096,625 (9.9%)95,416 (7.0%)
1980 to 199918,125 (27.1%)283,376 (20.7%)
1960 to 197918,143 (27.1%)375,609 (27.5%)
1940 to 195910,966 (10,966.0%)299,529 (299,529.0%)
1939 or Earlier11,933 (17.8%)286,831 (21.0%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Middlesex CountyConnecticut
1 Room785 (1.2%)25,192 (1.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms45,232 (67.6%)868,007 (63.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms21,122 (31.6%)448,050 (32.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms23,428 (35.0%)428,697 (31.4%)
8 or More Rooms15,490 (23.2%)313,292 (22.9%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Middlesex CountyConnecticut
No Bedroom834 (1.2%)27,569 (2.0%)
1 Bedroom6,947 (10.4%)164,132 (12.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms45,232 (67.6%)868,007 (63.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms13,879 (20.7%)307,666 (22.5%)
Middlesex County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Middlesex CountyConnecticut
With Complete Plumbing Facilities66,728 (99.8%)1,363,467 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities66,664 (99.7%)1,358,687 (99.4%)