• Tall ships docked at Fort Trumbull during OpSail 2012.

  • The Coast Guard Barque Eagle docked at its home port in New London.

  • The Thames Base Ball Club of New London plays vintage ball at Fort Trumbull.

  • Crowds enjoy the surf and Summer sun at Ocean Beach Park.

  • Art lovers enjoy work at the annual Salon des Independants at Hygienic Galleries.

  • A fish-eye's view of the majestically renovated Garde Arts Theater.

  • A community parade passes City Hall on State Street.

  • A bustling Waterfront Park during SailFest.

  • A lone tug passes Harbor Light on a foggy day on the Thames River.

  • The Reducers rock the boardwalk at Ocean Beach.


New London City Hall
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320

PHONE (860) 447-5200
HOURS Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



The Building Inspection Division is the City’s regulatory authority for the Connecticut Building Code, the City’s Demolition Ordinance, the City’s Housing and Property Maintenance Code, the City’s Blight Ordinance, and the City’s Flood Plain Management Ordinance.  It provides all required inspection services for new construction, repairs, alterations and additions, issues demolition permits, inspects existing structures, and issues abatement orders for Housing and Property Maintenance Code compliance.



Applications for permits may be submitted in person, by mail, or by use of dropbox at:

New London Building Department
111 Union Street
New London, CT  06320

Or, submitted online by using the link below:

Apply Online


Required Documents/Materials

All applications require the following additional documentation:

  • Current Contractor’s License (if a contractor is performing the work)
  • Current Workers’ Comp Insurance Certificate (or Form 7A, 7B or 7C)
  • Contractor’s Authorization Ltr (if applying on behalf of the contractor)
  • Permit Fee (see Fee Schedule)
  • Drawings (if applicable)
  • Technical Specifications (if applicable)

Current Building Codes:

For information on the current building codes please visit the State of Connecticut Department of Construction Services, Office of State Building Inspector

Current Housing, Property Maintenance Codes: 
The International Property Maintenance Code 2003 with amendments was adopted by City of New London Ordinance . For more information contact a
Building Official /Inspector at (860) 447-5240.

Contact Information


111 Union Street

New London, CT  06320

Phone: (860) 447-5240

Fax: (860) 447-5255

Email:  NL Building Dept


Building Official

Email:  Kirk Kripas

(860) 447-5240


Assistant Building Official

Email:  Rick Maurice

(860) 440-6643


Buildings, Housing Code Inspector

Email:  Jamie Salmon

(860) 437-6342


Blight Inspector

Email:  Omi Morales

(860) 440-6642


Assistant to the Building Official

Email:  Dixie Woods

(860) 447-5240