• 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.

Please note, that due to the CORVID-19 Pandemic, The Building Department Office will be closed to the Public BUT is still operating and accepting permit applications, scheduling inspections and available via email and telephone. 

To submit a permit application, please mail the completed application & check to:

New London Building Department

111 Union St.

New London, CT 06320

Completed permit applications may also be submitted by utilizing the Building Department's dropbox, which is located on the exterior of 111 Union St. at its front entrance.

Thank you for your patience, New London Building Official.


Building Inspection     

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 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.

Current Building Permit Fees: 
$18.26 per $1000 of estimated construction value. 
($18.00 per $1000 is the permit fee and $0.26 is collected for the State of Connecticut Education Fund)

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.

Listing files in 'Building Inspection Division Documents'


Blight Ordinance

New Blight Ordinance Packet City of New London Business Owners

Contact Information

111 Union Street
New London, CT 06320

(860) 447-5240
Fax: (860) 447-5255

Department Email

Building Official
Email:Kirk Kripas

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