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Building Inspector


Building Inspector: Peter Zvingilas

Phone: 860-376-3867

Hours: Tuesday evening 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  

            Saturday by appointment

Appointments can be made Monday thru Friday  9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. 



      1. Residential Estimated Cost:





Cost (per square foot)


Basement unfinished



Basement finished



Living space



Garage unfinished



Garage finished



























     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.