Windham County Building Department

Find Windham County Connecticut 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.


Ashford Zoning 5 Town Hall Road Ashford CT 06278 860-487-4415


Canterbury Building Department, Planning Zoning and Permits 1 Municipal Drive Canterbury CT 06331 860-546-6857

Plainfield Zoning 8 Community Avenue Plainfield CT 06374 860-230-3030

Pomfret Planning and Zoning Department 5 Haven Rd Pomfret Center CT 06259 860-974-2972

Windham Planning Department 979 Main Street Windham CT 06226 860-465-3045

Woodstock Town Zoning 415 Connecticut 169 Woodstock CT 06281 860-928-1388

About the Windham County Building Department

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

The Department of Buildings makes public records available upon request including building and property records, construction permits, inspection reports and logs, violations, complains and zoning ordinances.

Building Code Enforcement

Windham County Building Departments create and enforce building, planning and zoning regulations. The DOB enforces these codes through inspections and levies fines and fees for buildings that are not in compliance with local law. The Office also provides training and certification for building inspectors who enforce local law through building inspections.

Windham County, Connecticut Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments in Windham County are tasked with enforcing local building codes as well as any zoning and planning standards required by state laws and statutes. The Department reviews construction and design plans prior to construction and awards permits to legal construction projects. Windham County building inspectors ensure construction and buildings are in compliance of building code before, during and after construction has been completed. Building Departments also inspect new construction prior to occupancy is permitted and award certificates of occupancy to buildings that meet requirements.

Building Safety & Maintenance

Windham County Building Departments routinely inspect buildings and structures in Connecticut to ensure they are in compliance of local code and safe for occupancy. The Department inspects buildings after damage due to fire, natural disaster or whenever damage may render a structure unsafe to occupy. If a building is determined unsafe for occupancy, inspectors have the authority to condemn buildings until improvements are made.