Building Inspector/ Zoning Enforcer

NOVEMBER HOURS: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH & 18TH – 5:30 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH & 26TH – 5:30 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. AND EVERY THURSDAY FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M. EXCEPT THE 28TH, CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING.

Building Inspector & Zoning Enforcement Officer:  Peter Zvingilas, pzvingilas@voluntown.gov

Secretary: Beth Taylor, btaylor@voluntown.gov

Phone 860- 376-3867

Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Office Hours:

NEW HOURS:

1st & 3rd Tuesday evening, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – 2nd & 4th Tuesday evening 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday 6 – 8 PM

Secretary Hours: 
Appointments to meet/schedule inspections with the Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Officer can be made during Secretary Hours.  Applications for a permit can be dropped off at Town Hall Monday thru Thursday 9 am to 4 pm at the Town Clerk’s Office when the Secretary is not in.
Monday 9-11 AM
Tuesday 9-11 AM, 4:30-7:00 PM
Wednesday 9 AM TO 1 PM
Thursday 9-11 AM, 5:30-8:00 PM

Wetland Notification Sheet

Wetland Regulations
Zoning Regulations

Permit Applications

Building Fees

1. Residential Estimated Cost:

  Item Cost (per square foot)
Basement unfinished $30
Basement finished $80
Living space $80
Garage unfinished $40
Garage finished $50
Shed $20
Deck $20

2. Building permit fee: $16.26 per $1,000 of estimated cost.

3. Electrical service changes $25.00 per request.

4. Mechanical permits: $16.26 per $1,000 of estimated cost or any portion thereof (electric, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, ventilation).

5. Demolition permits: $50.00 standard flat fee. Any accessory building 600 sq. ft or less will pay no fee.

6. Miscellaneous permit: $25.00 per request (Woodstoves, fireplaces, pellet stoves).

7. For work previously completed without a building permit: $200.00.

8. For any building/structure in progress without a building permit: $100.00.

9. For any trade work in a building/structure in progress without a permit in place: $200.00 each trade.

10. No building application shall be approved by the Building Department of the Town of Voluntown until the applicant provides the Building Department with proof there are no delinquent taxes due for the property for which an application is made, or provides a statement from the Tax Collector that the owner of the property for which an application is made, has entered into a payment program to pay off any delinquent taxes which may be due. As used in this section, the term “building application” shall include any application for building, mechanical or septic permits.