Building Departments in East Haven, Connecticut

There are 2 Building Departments in East Haven, Connecticut, serving a population of 29,006 people in an area of 13 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 14,503 people, and 1 Building Department per 6 square miles.

In Connecticut, East Haven is ranked 96th of 339 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 85th of 339 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of East Haven Building Departments

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

East Haven Building Department 250 Main Street East Haven, CT

East Haven Zoning 250 Main Street East Haven, CT

About the East Haven Building Department

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

East Haven Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find East Haven 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.

East Haven Residential Housing Units
 East HavenNew Haven County
Total Housing Units12,175366,266
Occupied Housing Units11,113 (91.3%)329,857 (90.1%)
East Haven Occupied Residential Buildings
 East HavenNew Haven County
Single-Family Detached Homes6,925 (62.3%)183,852 (55.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes719 (6.5%)17,073 (5.2%)
2 Apartments717 (6.5%)29,004 (8.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments655 (5.9%)32,855 (10.0%)
5 to 9 Apartments796 (7.2%)19,716 (6.0%)
10 or More Apartments1,284 (11.6%)45,845 (13.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing17 (0.2%)1,512 (0.5%)
East Haven Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 East HavenNew Haven County
2014 or Later80 (0.7%)1,572 (0.5%)
2010 to 201330 (0.3%)3,298 (1.0%)
2000 to 2009481 (4.3%)18,753 (5.7%)
1980 to 19993,462 (31.2%)66,249 (20.1%)
1960 to 19792,549 (22.9%)85,418 (25.9%)
1940 to 19592,803 (2,803.0%)74,343 (74,343.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,708 (15.4%)80,224 (24.3%)
East Haven Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 East HavenNew Haven County
1 Room182 (1.6%)7,319 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms7,550 (67.9%)215,923 (65.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms4,052 (36.5%)118,095 (35.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,812 (34.3%)101,761 (30.9%)
8 or More Rooms1,407 (12.7%)60,766 (18.4%)
East Haven Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 East HavenNew Haven County
No Bedroom209 (1.9%)8,161 (2.5%)
1 Bedroom1,686 (15.2%)45,183 (13.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms7,550 (67.9%)215,923 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,668 (15.0%)60,590 (18.4%)
East Haven Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 East HavenNew Haven County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities11,085 (99.7%)328,922 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities11,002 (99.0%)328,069 (99.5%)