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FY 24/25 Revised Budget Information

 


Building Department

This department is responsible for issuing all building and associated permits.  Plan review, various inspections and the issuance of certificates of occupancy or completion are among the duties of the office.

Chapter 541 of the Connecticut General Statutes sets forth the need, duties, requirements and conditions for the Building Department.  Chapter 541, part Ia of the CGS also states that all towns, cities and boroughs in the State of Connecticut shall use this code as their Building Code.


Building Permits

The cost of a building permit is $14 per $1,000 of estimated cost, subject to a minimum fee of $28 (for permits with an estimated cost of up to $2,000).  Please call the Building Department with any questions regarding permits or fees.

THE TOWN OF CANTON PROVIDES FOR INSPECTIONS IN THE FOLLOWING MANNER:

ALL INSPECTIONS SHALL BE ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS.
ALL INSPECTIONS SHALL BE ON THE “NEXT AVAILABLE” PER THE SCHEDULE
NO SPECIFIC TIME WILL BE PROVIDED AS YOU WILL RECEIVE A MORNING OR AFTERNOON “WINDOW”.
MORNING WINDOW:                     9:30 TO 12:30
AFTERNOON WINDOW                 1:30 TO 4:30
FOOTINGS/FOUNDATIONS WILL RECEIVE FIRST, OR LAST, MORNING AND/OR AFTERNOON.
DUE TO STAFFING AND INSPECTION VARIABLES IN THE FIELD, THIS IS THE DEPARTMENT POLICY 1/23/2024.

Online Permit Application | Online Permitting Software
(Make sure all paperwork is attached such as Floor plans, Heat loss, RES checks, CT license, Proof of Insurance, and payment has been made)
Apply for a permit Here
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Contact Us

Rand Stanley
Building Official
Phone: (860) 693-7856
email:  rstanley@townofcantonct.org

Lisa Ozaki
Community Development Coordinator
Phone: (860) 693-7856
email:  lozaki@townofcantonct.org

Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8:15 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:15 am - 6:45 pm
Friday: 8:15 am - 12:00 pm

Mailing Address: Canton Town Hall, P.O. Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022

Location: Canton Town Hall, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06019