Building Departments in Norwalk, Connecticut

There are 2 Building Departments in Norwalk, Connecticut, serving a population of 88,537 people in an area of 23 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 44,268 people, and 1 Building Department per 11 square miles.

In Connecticut, Norwalk is ranked 112nd of 339 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 94th of 339 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Norwalk Building Departments

Find Norwalk, Connecticut building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Norwalk City Permits 11 North Water Street Norwalk, CT

Norwalk Zoning 125 East Avenue Norwalk, CT

About the Norwalk Building Department

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

Norwalk Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Norwalk 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.

Norwalk Residential Housing Units
 NorwalkFairfield County
Total Housing Units36,051370,999
Occupied Housing Units33,923 (94.1%)340,491 (91.8%)
Norwalk Occupied Residential Buildings
 NorwalkFairfield County
Single-Family Detached Homes16,738 (49.3%)200,862 (59.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,711 (5.0%)22,488 (6.6%)
2 Apartments3,629 (10.7%)27,962 (8.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,627 (7.7%)26,143 (7.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,345 (6.9%)14,853 (4.4%)
10 or More Apartments6,714 (19.8%)46,915 (13.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing159 (0.5%)1,268 (0.4%)
Norwalk Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 NorwalkFairfield County
2014 or Later536 (1.6%)3,476 (1.0%)
2010 to 2013643 (1.9%)6,789 (2.0%)
2000 to 20092,191 (6.5%)23,196 (6.8%)
1980 to 19995,261 (15.5%)62,247 (18.3%)
1960 to 19798,889 (26.2%)96,038 (28.2%)
1940 to 19599,632 (9,632.0%)79,521 (79,521.0%)
1939 or Earlier6,771 (20.0%)69,224 (20.3%)
Norwalk Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 NorwalkFairfield County
1 Room925 (2.7%)7,097 (2.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms21,325 (62.9%)191,028 (56.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms12,303 (36.3%)98,415 (28.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms9,526 (28.1%)94,470 (27.7%)
8 or More Rooms6,232 (18.4%)102,904 (30.2%)
Norwalk Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 NorwalkFairfield County
No Bedroom1,028 (3.0%)7,704 (2.3%)
1 Bedroom4,805 (14.2%)38,802 (11.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms21,325 (62.9%)191,028 (56.1%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,765 (19.9%)102,957 (30.2%)
Norwalk Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 NorwalkFairfield County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities33,840 (99.8%)339,315 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities33,794 (99.6%)337,509 (99.1%)