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Town of Torrington CT
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Building Department
Contact TypeContact Information
Building Official
140 Main Street
City Hall, 2nd Floor
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 489-2244
Office Hours for Permits:
Mon-Wed; 8:00am to 3:00pm
Thurs; 8:00am to 6:00pm
Fri; 8:00am to 12:00 noon

Inspector's Office Hours:
Mon-Fri; 8:00am to 9:00am
Mon-Wed; 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thurs; 5:30-6:30

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The Building Dept. is responsible for the enforcement of the CT. State Building Code with licenses issued from the CT. Dept. of Public Safety. The Building Dept. has been a self-supporting agency through revenues generated from the issuance of permits and fees.

It reviews proposed building application to ensure compliance with the building code approves or rejects applications, inspects for conformity to plans, specs and code, and issues Certificate of Occupancy or Conformance.

The purpose of the Building Dept is to enforce minimum requirements to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, sanitation, adequate light and ventilation, energy conservation, and the safety of life from fire and other hazards attributed to the built environment.

Provisions of the code shall apply to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such building or structures.

Complaints of Building Code can be made at the office.

Complaints of consumer fraud can be made at

Information in regards to State Building Code; or 860-685-8310


City of Torrington CT 140 Main Street Torrington CT 06790 Tel: 860 489-2228
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