Manchester, Connecticut

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Building Inspection Division

Re: Changes in Building Permit application process in response to COVID- 19
Effective immediately, consistent with recommended protocols , the building permitting / inspection process will be as follows:

  • Our office will continue to be available by phone and email during regular business hours.  Specific contact information is available here.
  • Access to Lincoln Center, the building in which our department is located, will by appointment only as deemed necessary.
  • Building permit applications- will be accepted thru the online portal only.
  • Construction drawings and project specifications - Please attach electronic copies of plans and specifications to your permit application as you submit your application online. 
  • Inspections-
    • Shall continue to be scheduled by calling our office at 860.647.3052.
    • No further interior inspections will be scheduled for occupied residential dwellings until further notice.  Please contact the inspector assigned to your project with questions or concerns by phone or email. Respective contact information is listed here.
    • All other inspections shall continue where social distancing guidelines can be maintained.
  • Receipts for permit fees paid, permits and certificates of occupancy and approval shall continue to be delivered by email.
  • The building department will continue to respond to emergency call-outs as needed.

During this period of disruption, our department will be working to update our workflows to create a more efficient permitting process that will benefit our community in the future.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
Office               8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Permits             8:15 am - 4:00 pm
Inspections      10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

General Department Contact Information
Inspection Requests:  860-647-3052
Department Fax:  860-647-3144
General Email Requests:

Staff and Contact Info

Greg Smith
Chief Building Inspector
Jim Roy
Assistant Chief Building Inspector
Ben Migliorati
Assistant Building Inspector
Timothy Brennan
Assistant Building Inspector
Dan Loos
PT Assistant Building Inspector
Ted Cierocki
Assistant Building Inspector
Jerry Napoli
PT Neighborhood Inspection Officer
James Davis
Zoning Enforcement Officer
Jennifer Granato
Senior Account Associate
Paula Zanetti
Clerical Assistant
Susan Scala
PT Clerical Assistant
Physical Address

Town of Manchester
Building Department
494 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06045

Mailing Address

Building Department
PO Box 191
Manchester, CT 06045

Directions to our department (map)

From North and Bradley Int'l Airport
I-91 South to I-291 South
I-291 South to I-384 East
Follow from I-384 below

From South and New Haven area
I-91 North to I-84 East
I-84 East to I-384 East
Follow from I-384 below

From East and Boston
Take I-84 West to I-384 East
Follow from I-384 below

From West and Danbury area
Take I-84 East to I-384 East
Follow from I-384 below

From I-384 East
Exit 3 (Manchester/Glastonbury, route 83)
Bear right off the exit ramp onto Main Street (you will pass over the highway)
Continue on Main Street for approximately one mile (9 stop lights) to the intersection of Main and Center Streets (aka Route 83 and 44)
At the stop light take a left onto Center Street
The Town Hall is immediately on your right
The driveway is located between the Town Hall and the Fire Station.
Drive to the rear corner of the parking lot and around the church to Lincoln Center
Parking is available in the front of the building
The Building Department is located on the second floor of Lincoln Center

The information contained on these web pages is subject to change without notice. This is intended to be a guide only. There will be circumstances where information will be required which will not be listed.

This page was last updated: June 23, 2014