Building Inspector/ Zoning Enforcer

There will be no coverage for the Building Office from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. during the week of May 20th thru May 23rd. The Building/Zoning Official will be in the office during his regularly scheduled hours. If you need assistance, you can leave a message or email Pete directly at the email below.

Building Inspector & Zoning Enforcement Officer:  Peter Zvingilas,

Secretary: Beth Taylor,

Phone 860- 376-3867

Tuesday evening, 6- 8PM
Thursday 6 – 8 PM
Appointments can be made with secretary, Monday thru Thursday 9AM  to 2PM and inspections will be done on Tuesday & Thursday 4:30 – 6:00 P.M.

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.