Building Departments in New Haven County, Connecticut

There are 30 Building Departments in New Haven County, Connecticut, serving a population of 862,127 people in an area of 605 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 28,737 people, and 1 Building Department per 20 square miles.

In Connecticut, New Haven County is ranked 6th of 8 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 2nd of 8 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of New Haven County Building Departments

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

Ansonia Zoning 253 Main Street Ansonia, CT

Bethany Zoning 40 Peck Road Bethany, CT

Branford Planning and Zoning Department 1019 Main Street Branford, CT

Cheshire Building Department 84 South Main Street Cheshire, CT

Cheshire Zoning 84 South Main Street Cheshire, CT

East Haven Building Department 250 Main Street East Haven, CT

East Haven Zoning 250 Main Street East Haven, CT

Guilford Building Department 50 Boston Street Guilford, CT

Guilford Zoning 50 Boston St Guilford, CT

Hamden Town Zoning 2750 Dixwell Avenue Hamden, CT

Heritage Village Building Department 310 Heritage Road Southbury, CT

Madison Building Department 8 Campus Drive Madison, CT

Madison Zoning 8 Campus Drive Madison, CT

Meriden Building Department 142 East Main Street Meriden, CT

Meriden Zoning 142 East Main Street Meriden, CT

Middlebury Zoning 1212 Whittemore Road Middlebury, CT

Milford Zoning 70 West River Street Milford, CT

New Haven City Building Department 200 Orange Street New Haven, CT

New Haven Zoning 165 Church Street New Haven, CT

Seymour Zoning 1 1st Avenue Seymour, CT

Southbury Building Department 501 Main Street South Southbury, CT

Southbury Planning Department Ste 1, 501 Main St S Southbury, CT

Wallingford Building Department 45 S Main St Wallingford, CT

Wallingford Permits 45 South Main Street Wallingford, CT

Wallingford Zoning 45 South Main Street Wallingford, CT

Waterbury Building Department 236 Grand Street Waterbury, CT

Waterbury Planning Department 236 Grand Street Waterbury, CT

Waterbury Zoning 26 Kendrick Avenue Waterbury, CT

Wolcott Building Department 10 Kenea Avenue Wolcott, CT

Woodbridge Zoning 11 Meetinghouse Ln Woodbridge, CT

About the New Haven County Building Department

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

New Haven County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find New Haven 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.

New Haven County Residential Housing Units
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
Total Housing Units366,2661,512,305
Occupied Housing Units329,857 (90.1%)1,367,374 (90.4%)
New Haven County Occupied Residential Buildings
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
Single-Family Detached Homes183,852 (55.7%)827,391 (60.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes17,073 (5.2%)74,639 (5.5%)
2 Apartments29,004 (8.8%)105,014 (7.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments32,855 (10.0%)110,381 (8.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments19,716 (6.0%)73,509 (5.4%)
10 or More Apartments45,845 (13.9%)166,592 (12.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,512 (0.5%)9,848 (0.7%)
New Haven County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
2014 or Later1,572 (0.5%)8,721 (0.6%)
2010 to 20133,298 (1.0%)17,892 (1.3%)
2000 to 200918,753 (5.7%)95,416 (7.0%)
1980 to 199966,249 (20.1%)283,376 (20.7%)
1960 to 197985,418 (25.9%)375,609 (27.5%)
1940 to 195974,343 (74,343.0%)299,529 (299,529.0%)
1939 or Earlier80,224 (24.3%)286,831 (21.0%)
New Haven County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
1 Room7,319 (2.2%)25,192 (1.8%)
2 or 3 Rooms215,923 (65.5%)868,007 (63.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms118,095 (35.8%)448,050 (32.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms101,761 (30.9%)428,697 (31.4%)
8 or More Rooms60,766 (18.4%)313,292 (22.9%)
New Haven County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
No Bedroom8,161 (2.5%)27,569 (2.0%)
1 Bedroom45,183 (13.7%)164,132 (12.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms215,923 (65.5%)868,007 (63.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms60,590 (18.4%)307,666 (22.5%)
New Haven County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 New Haven CountyConnecticut
With Complete Plumbing Facilities328,922 (99.7%)1,363,467 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities328,069 (99.5%)1,358,687 (99.4%)