Building Department
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Reed Gustafson , Building Official
Phone:
860-537-7285
Fax:
860-537-7287
Hours:
Office Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

The office is open until 7:00 p.m. every Thursday evening staffed by the Town Engineer.

The Building Official is in the office from 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. He is scheduled to be out of the office on building inspections from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
 
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Staff
Name
Title
Reed Gustafson
Building Official
Land Use Assistant
THE 2016 STATE OF CONNECTICUT BUILDING COLDE WENT INTO EFFECT ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2016.

NOTE:  Lead time for an inspection with the Building Official requires a 24 - 48 hour notice.  


BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS:

Plan review for building permit applications can take between two (2) to four (4) weeks depending on the size of the project.  Please keep this in mind when planning your project.   

Mission Statement

The Office of the Colchester Building Official is part of the Code Administration/Planning and Zoning Department.  The Colchester Building Official enforces building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and energy code requirements to promote the health and safety for the people of Colchester by reviewing and administering the State of Connecticut Building Code.