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As power is restored to your street, and your service entrance cable is damaged by trees/limbs, it is your responsibility to have a licensed electrician repair the damage before CL&P will re-energize your home. It is the customer’s responsibility to hire a tree service to remove any damaged trees that interfere with service drop.


If your electric meter or electric cable attached to your home has been damaged, you willneed to contact a licensed electrician to make the necessary repairs.  When completed, please call the Building Dept. 860-652-7521 to schedule an inspection - Information Required:

Name, Address, Name of Electrician and License #


Peter R Carey
Building Official/Zoning Enforcement Officer
Phone: 860-652-7524

Denys Shorthouse
Building Inspector
Phone: 860-652-7522

Fax: 860-652-7523

To Schedule Inspections: (860) 652-7521

Our Services

The Building Inspection/Zoning Enforcement Division is responsible for the review and issuance of permits for all types of construction including structural, electrical, heating and plumbing. Inspection services are provided throughout construction up to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy. Building and Zoning complaints are investigated and cease and desist orders issued if necessary. The Division also conducts joint code inspections with the Fire Marshal Division and manages the activities of the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Mission Statement

To provide high quality, efficient and comprehensive services through technology, communications and professionalism to ensure continuing enhancement of the quality of life.

Goals and Objectives

Continue to provide timely and efficient permit review and inspection services and to explore the feasibility of online permitting for basic work projects.


Last updated: 1/7/2013 4:01:46 PM